C. Taylor crew 28.08.41 †

03/07/1941 – Bombing Attacks Against Targets at Essen
Sixteen Wellington aircraft of this Unit were detailed to carry out the above attacks. One of these aircraft , W,5621, captained by SGT. Reid, failed to return to base. Bombs were dropped by the remaining aircraft and fires were started. Heavy and light A.A. fire was intense and accurate, as also were searchlights which were working in cones. A few enemy aircraft were seen, but no attacks were made. The weather was fine with cloud in some places. There was haze over the target. Navigation was by D/R, W/T, astro, loop, map reading

Wellington Mk.Ic R.1177 AA-C

Sgt. James Reginald Fairfax Brookes, RAF 923693/ 115176 – Pilot.
Sgt. Cyril Taylor, RAFVR 110661 – 2nd Pilot.
Sgt. Norman Harrison, RAFVR 759028/ 116554 – Observer.
Sgt. Sharpe, RAFVR – Wireless Operator.
Sgt. Clements, RAFVR   – Front Gunner.
Sgt. Bourne, RAFVR – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 23:10 – Landed 05:10
Flight Time 06:00

05/07/1941 – Bombing Attacks Against Munster
Twelve Wellington aircraft were detailed to carry out the above attacks. All bombs were dropped and the operation proved to be successful. Several large fires were observed in and around the target area.. A.A> fire was slight, but searchlights were fairly numerous. One of our aircraft was attacked by a Me.109 which dived away after out rear gunner had fired two bursts. The weather was fine and clear.

Wellington Mk.Ic R.1177 AA-C

Sgt. James Reginald Fairfax Brookes, RAF 923693/ 115176 – Pilot.
Sgt. Cyril Taylor, RAFVR 110661 – 2nd Pilot.
Sgt. Norman Harrison, RAFVR 759028/ 116554 – Observer.
Sgt. Sharpe, RAFVR – Wireless Operator.
Sgt. Clements, RAFVR   – Front Gunner.
Sgt. Bourne, RAFVR – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 23:25 – Landed 04:50
Flight Time 05:25

21/07/1941 – Bombing Attacks Against Targets at Mannheim and Cherbourg
Eleven Wellington aircraft were detailed to carry out individual bombing attacks against the above targets. A mixed bomb load was carried and was made up of 1000lbs; 500lbs; 250lbs; and containers of incendiaries.
CKN.294 reports that bomb bursts were observed. Bursts were observed by CKN.326
Bombs were dropped in target area by CKN.342.
The target was attacked by CKN.380 and bombs were seen to burst. CKN.432 attacked the docks at Cherbourg and reports hits on North West corner. The target was bombed by CKN.446.
CKN.530 bombed target area but no results were observed.
CKN.591 reports that a large fire was started in target area.
CKN.627 started medium fire slightly south east of target and several explosions were observed.
CKN.664 saw H.E.’s and incendiaries burst in target area.
P/O. Scott reports that incendiaries were seen burning.
Dummy fires were observed. An aircraft was seen to be caught in searchlights over Ostend. It was hit by A.A. fire and seen to burst into flames.
A.A. fire was not very intense.
Searchlights were active in target area and at parts of route.
No enemy aircraft were encountered. The weather was fine. Navigation was by D/R, loop, astro, map reading, W/T.

Wellington Mk.Ic R.1518 AA-X

Sgt. James Reginald Fairfax Brookes, RAF 923693/ 115176 – Pilot.
Sgt. Cyril Taylor, RAFVR 110661 – 2nd Pilot.
Sgt. Norman Harrison, RAFVR 759028/ 116554 – Observer.
Sgt. Sharp, RAFVR – Wireless Operator.
Sgt. Clements, RAFVR   – Front Gunner.
Sgt. Bourne, RAFVR – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 22:45 – Landed 04:45
Flight Time 06:00

24/07/1941 – Night Attacks Against Targets at Kiel
Five Wellington aircraft of this Unit were detailed to carry out individual bombing attacks against the above targets. A mixed bomb load was carried and consisted of 1000lbs; 500lbs; 250lbs; and containers of incendiaries.
RTH.140 bombed target area slightly north of target.
RTH.183 reports incendiaries burst on N.E. corner of target and moderate fires were started.
RTH.215 reports that fires were started.
The target area was bombed by RTH.242.
Owing to evasive action P/O. Scott did not observe results.
A.A. fire was heavy and predicted.
Searchlights were plentiful and fairly accurate.. No enemy aircraft were encountered. Fine weather was encountered all the way.
Navigation was by D/R, astro, loop, map reading, W/T.

Wellington Mk.Ic R.1518 AA-X

Sgt. James Reginald Fairfax Brookes, RAF 923693/ 115176 – Pilot.
Sgt. Cyril Taylor, RAFVR 110661 – 2nd Pilot.
Sgt. Norman Harrison, RAFVR 759028/ 116554 – Observer.
Sgt. Sharp, RAFVR – Wireless Operator.
Sgt. Clements, RAFVR   – Front Gunner.
Sgt. Bourne, RAFVR – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 22:25 – Landed 04:55
Flight Time 06:30

03/08/1941 – Bombing Attacks Against Targets at Hanover
Ten Wellington Aircraft of this Unit were detailed to carry out the above attacks. One of these aircraft, YAM.189 captained by SGT. Matetich was intercepted by fighters and bombs were jettisoned. The aircraft was damaged and a landing was made at Newmarket. The remaining aircraft all dropped bombs and fires were started. The aircraft met heavy and light A.A. fire which was fairly accurate, but searchlights were ineffective owing to cloud. Three enemy aircraft were seen but no attacks were made. Heavy cloud was experienced over most of the route and in target area.

Wellington Mk.Ic T.2805 AA-E “D for Donald”

Sgt. James Reginald Fairfax Brookes, RAF 923693/ 115176 – Pilot.
Sgt. Cyril Taylor, RAFVR 110661 – 2nd Pilot.
Sgt. Norman Harrison, RAFVR 759028/ 116554 – Observer.
Sgt. Sharp, RAFVR – Wireless Operator.
Sgt. Clements, RAFVR   – Front Gunner.
Sgt. Bourne, RAFVR – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 22:45 – Landed 05:25
Flight Time 06:40

06/08/1941 – Bombing Attacks Against Targets at Mannheim and Calais
Thirteen Wellington aircraft of this Unit were detailed to carry out individual bombing attacks against the above targets. One of these aircraft, R.1648 captained by SGT. Millet, failed to return to base. The bomb load was mixed and consisted of 1000lbs; 500lbs; 250lbs; and containers of incendiaries.
GHC.170 sighted river near target but had to bomb through 10/10 cloud. Glow of a fire was seen through clouds. Bomb bursts were observed in target area by GHC.231. GNC.265 observed bomb bursts in dock area. GHC.279 bombed target area but was unable to pinpoint target on account of haze. GHC.324 saw bombs burst across outer harbour of Ostend. Unable to reach primary target owing to loss of time and petrol in extensive thunder cloud on East Coast. GHC.470 dropped bombs in target area but results were not observed. GHC.535 bombed target through 9/10 cloud. Fire observed on departure. GHC.688 failed to attack target. GHC.719 bombed flak and searchlight concentrations on E.T.A. through 10/10 cloud. Results were not observed by GHC.750.
P/O. Williams reports direct hit on lock gates. Results were not observed by P/O. Scott owing to heavy cloud.
A fair amount of activity was observed on enemy aerodromes in Brussels-liege area.
A.A. fire was slight but accurate.
Searchlights were ineffective owing to cloud.
GHC.279 reports encounter with probable JU.88. Three attacks were made but the enemy was driven off by return fire. Rear gunner believes he scored hit with third burst, causing aircraft to break away.
Weather was not favourable, there being heavy cloud, thunder, electric storms, and bad icing conditions.
Navigation was by W/T, D/R, astro and loop.

Wellington Mk.Ic T.2805 AA-E “D for Donald”

Sgt. James Reginald Fairfax Brookes, RAF 923693/ 115176 – Pilot.
Sgt. Cyril Taylor, RAFVR 110661 – 2nd Pilot.
Sgt. Norman Harrison, RAFVR 759028/ 116554 – Observer.
Sgt. Sharp, RAFVR – Wireless Operator.
Sgt. Clements, RAFVR   – Front Gunner.
Sgt. Bourne, RAFVR – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 22:45 – Landed 05:05
Flight Time 06:20

14/08/1941 – Bombing Attacks Against Targets at Hanover
Eight Wellington aircraft of this Unit were detailed to carry out the above attacks. A mixed bomb load was carried and consisted of 1000lbs; 500lbs; 250lbs; and containers of incendiaries.
ROB.214 reports bombs fell probably near centre of town but to N.W. of railway station. Bursts observed. Large fires seen when leaving. Have and cloud over target made pinpointing impossible.
ROB.417 bombed south of town.
ROB.476 reports one very large fire started approx.. half mile N.W. of target aiming point.
ROB.556 dropped bombs in target area.
ROB.577 reports that bursts were see and a small fire started.
P/O. Scott reports bomb bursts see and a large fire started.
S/L. Widdowson bombed target.
P/O. Williams bombed buildings near target.
Several dummy fires were observed around target area.
A.A fire was fairly intense and co-operating with searchlights.
Searchlights were active.
ROB.214 was attacked by enemy aircraft, probably JU.88, at about 1200feet over base. One head-on attack was made with cannon and machine gun, but no hits scored. Avoided enemy action by diving to about 200 feet.
The weather was fine in target area, but there was heavy cloud on route.
Navigation was D/R, W/T, loop, astro, Q.D.M.

Wellington Mk.Ic T.2747 AA-J

Sgt. James Reginald Fairfax Brookes, RAF 923693/ 115176 – Pilot.
Sgt. Cyril Taylor, RAFVR 110661 – 2nd Pilot.
Sgt. Norman Harrison, RAFVR 759028/ 116554 – Observer.
Sgt. Welby, RAFVR – Wireless Operator.
Sgt. Clements, RAFVR   – Front Gunner.
Sgt. Bourne, RAFVR – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 21:22 – Landed 04:17
Flight Time 06:55

17/08/1941 – Bombing Attacks Against Targets at Duisburg
Five Wellington aircraft of this Unit were detailed to carry out the above attacks. The bomb load was mixed and was made up of 1000lbs, 500lbs, 250lbs, and containers of incendiaries. All bombs were dropped, but owing to heavy cloud results were not observed. A.A. fire was moderate, and there was little searchlight activity.

Wellington Mk.Ic T.2747 AA-J

Sgt. James Reginald Fairfax Brookes, RAF 923693/ 115176 – Pilot.
Sgt. Cyril Taylor, RAFVR 110661 – 2nd Pilot.
Sgt. Norman Harrison, RAFVR 759028/ 116554 – Observer.
Sgt. Welby, RAFVR – Wireless Operator.
Sgt. Clements, RAFVR   – Front Gunner.
Sgt. Bourne, RAFVR – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 00:00 – Landed 04:30
Flight Time 04:30

28/08/1941 – Bombing Attacks Against Targets at Ostend
Three Wellington aircraft were detailed to carry out the above attacks. All bombs were dropped and bursts were observed. A.A. fire was heavy and accurate and co-operating with searchlights which were accurate and working in cones. There was a thin layer of cloud over the route, but the weather in the target area was fine.

Wellington Mk.Ic Z.8834 AA-P

Sgt. Cyril Taylor, RAFVR 110661 – Pilot.
Sgt. Van Rassel, RAFVR – 2nd Pilot.
Sgt. Harrington, RAFVR – Observer.
Sgt. James Roberts, RAAF AUS.400310 – Wireless Operator.
Sgt. J.B. Hopkinson, RAFVR – Front Gunner.
Sgt. Robert Holtby Tasker, RAFVR 1381172 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 21:34 – Landed 01:19
Flight Time 03:45

06/09/1941 – Bombing Attacks Against Targets at Huls
Thirteen Wellington aircraft were detailed to carry out the above attacks. One of these aircraft, X9767 captained by P/O Johnson, failed to return to base. A mixed bomb load was carried and consisted of 1,000 lb GP, 500 lb GP, 250 lb GP, and SBC’s of 4lb incendiaries. One aircraft was seen under attack on the Dutch-German frontier. Another aircraft was observed possibly being shot down by dual AA fire/searchlight action about 15 miles west or south-west of the target. An enemy aircraft was seen taking off from Schipol, but no attacks occurred Bombs were dropped in the target area and numerous fires were started. A.A. fire was light over the target area, but heavy en route, while searchlights were working in cones around target. Three enemy  aircraft seen but no attacks made. The weather was good over the whole journey.

Wellington Mk.Ic T.2805 AA-E “D for Donald”

Sgt. Cyril Taylor, RAFVR 110661 – Pilot.
P/O John Frederick Kelly Sandys, RCAF J.4814 – 2nd Pilot.
Sgt. Harrington, RAFVR – Observer.
Sgt. James Roberts, RAAF AUS.400310 – Wireless Operator.
Sgt. J.B. Hopkinson, RAFVR – Front Gunner.
Sgt. Monk, RAFVR – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 20:22 – Landed 02:15
Flight Time 05:53

13/09/1941 – Bombing Attacks Against Targets at Brest
Twelve Wellington aircraft were detailed to carry out individual bombing attacks against the above targets. One aircraft, GYM.833 was unable to identify target and returned to base with bomb load. The remaining aircraft bombed the target and bursts were seen A smoke screen covered the target area. A.A. fire was heavy, and searchlights were working in cones. The weather was clear over the target.

Wellington Mk.Ic Z.8834 AA-P

Sgt. Cyril Taylor, RAFVR 110661 – Pilot.
Sgt. Ralph Holland Tye, RNZAF NZ404002 – 2nd Pilot.
Sgt. Harrington, RAFVR – Observer.
Sgt. James Roberts, RAAF AUS.400310 – Wireless Operator.
Sgt. J.B. Hopkinson, RAFVR – Front Gunner.
Sgt. Robert Holtby Tasker, RAFVR 1381172 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 22:06 – Landed 05:35
Flight Time 07:29

17/09/1941 – Bombing Attacks Against Targets at Karlsruhe
Eight Wellington aircraft of this Unit were detailed to carry out individual bombing attacks on the above targets. One of these aircraft failed to return. A mixed bomb load was carried and consisted of 1,000 lb, 500 lb, 250 lb and containers of incendiaries. A.A. fire and searchlights were slight in the target area. Weather was hazy over the target.

Wellington Mk.Ic X.9628 AA-A

Sgt. Cyril Taylor, RAFVR 110661 – Pilot.
Sgt. John Stephen Wilson, RNZAF NZ402530 – 2nd Pilot.
Sgt. Harrington, RAFVR – Observer.
Sgt. James Roberts, RAAF AUS.400310 – Wireless Operator.
Sgt. J.B. Hopkinson, RAFVR – Front Gunner.
Sgt. Robert Holtby Tasker, RAFVR 1381172 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 19:30 – Landed 03:03
Flight Time 07:33

10/10/1941 – Bombing Attacks Against Targets at Cologne
Eight Wellington aircraft of this Unit were detailed to carry out the above attacks. One of these aircraft, Z8969, captained by Sgt Kurlewis, failed to return to base. Another, X9825, captained by S/Ldr Chamberlain, jettisoned bombs on a road WSW of Cologne, as owing to damage to hydraulics, the aircraft was unable to maintain height with bombs on. Centre of town was successfully attacked and bombs were seen to burst. large fires were started and were seen to be burning twenty minutes later. One aircraft was seen to crash and explode in the city area. A.A. fire was intense at all heights from 12,000 feet, to 4,000 feet. Searchlights were active in two cones, one each side of target. Visibility was good, with large clearing in low cloud over the target area.

Wellington Mk.Ic Z.8945 AA-?

Sgt. Cyril Taylor, RAFVR 110661 – Pilot.
Sgt. Maurice Perrott Bell, RNZAF NZ404882 – 2nd Pilot.
Sgt. Harrington, RAFVR – Observer.
Sgt. James Roberts, RAAF AUS.400310 – Wireless Operator.
Sgt. Monk, RAFVR – Front Gunner.
Sgt. Robert Holtby Tasker, RAFVR 1381172 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 00:12 – Landed 06:20
Flight Time 06:08

12/10/1941 – Bombing Attacks Against Targets at Bremen and Nurenburg
Nine Wellington aircraft from this Unit were detailed to carry out these attacks. One of these aircraft, X9981 captained by S/Ldr Chamberlain, failed to return to base. Wellington IC X9975, captained by P/O Fisher returned to base owing to over heating of an engine. Direct hits were observed on the docks at Ostend and large fires were started which were visible for 90 miles. Incendiary bombs were dropped on a large factory and fires left burning. Other machines were dropping loads within 50 mile radius. A.A. fire was nil at primary, but there was a heavy flak after dropping bombs on Ostend. Searchlights were active to the East and West of target area. Weather was good.

Wellington Mk.Ic X.9977 AA-D

Sgt. Cyril Taylor, RAFVR 110661 – Pilot.
Sgt. Maurice Perrott Bell, RNZAF NZ404882 – 2nd Pilot.
Sgt. Harrington, RAFVR – Observer.
Sgt. James Roberts, RAAF AUS.400310 – Wireless Operator.
Sgt. Monk, RAFVR – Front Gunner.
Sgt. Robert Holtby Tasker, RAFVR 1381172 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 19:19 – Landed ?
Flight Time –

13/10/1941 – Bombing Attacks Against Targets at Bremen and Dusseldorf
Six* Wellington aircraft from this Unit were detailed to attack the above targets. A mixed bomb load was carried and consisted of 1,000 lb GP, 500 lb GP, 250 lb GP and SBC’s of 4 lb incendiaries. Considerable A.A. fire was experienced North and West of the target area, both light and heavy. Target was bombed and fires were observed on leaving. Many large cones of Searchlights were active West and North of the target. Enemy aircraft were seen on the return flight over the Dutch coast but no attacks were made on our aircraft. An unidentified aircraft followed Sgt Taylor and crew in X9977 for about 40 minutes. No attacks were initiated. The aircraft was using a hand lamp for signalling. The weather was 10/10 cloud over target area, with haze. Navigation was by Lorenz, QDM’s, Astro Fix and DR.

Wellington Mk.Ic X.9977 AA-D

Sgt. Cyril Taylor, RAFVR 110661 – Pilot.
Sgt. Maurice Perrott Bell, RNZAF NZ404882 – 2nd Pilot.
Sgt. Harrington, RAFVR – Observer.
Sgt. James Roberts, RAAF AUS.400310 – Wireless Operator.
Sgt. Campbell Ewen Justin Aitchison, RNZAF NZ402974 – Front Gunner.
Sgt. Robert Holtby Tasker, RAFVR 1381172 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 18:44 – Landed 23:37
Flight Time 04:53

15/10/1941 – Bombing Attacks Against Targets at Cologne and Boulogne
Ten Wellington aircraft from this Unit were detailed to carry out the above attacks. A mixed bomb load was carried consisting of 1,000 lb, 500 lb, 250 lb GP’s and containers of incendiaries. Captains report that bombs were dropped on the target by estimation, but owing to slight haze over the target results were not seen. A considerable amount of heavy AA fire was experienced in and around the target area. Fire was accurate over Aachen. Searchlight activity was intense throughout the route but ineffective in the target area because of the cloud. Weather was fair en route but thick ground haze over all target area. Navigation was by Astro, D/R, QDM. Pinpointing and Lorenz check. Two of these aircraft, Z8945, captained by Sgt Barker, and X9916, captained by Sgt Matetich failed to return to base.

Wellington Mk.Ic X.9977 AA-D

Sgt. Cyril Taylor, RAFVR 110661 – Pilot.
Sgt. Maurice Perrott Bell, RNZAF NZ404882 – 2nd Pilot.
Sgt. Harrington, RAFVR – Observer.
Sgt. James Roberts, RAAF AUS.400310 – Wireless Operator.
Sgt. William Reid Steele, RAFVR 1051619 – Front Gunner.
Sgt. Robert Holtby Tasker, RAFVR 1381172 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 18:24 – Landed 23:35
Flight Time 05:11

20/10/1941 – Bombing Attacks Against Targets at Bremen
Six* Wellington aircraft from this Unit were detailed to attack the above target. One of these aircraft, captained by Sgt Parnham, crash landed at Marham. Target area was bombed but results were not observed owing to low cloud. Activity was observed North and North West of target following river at Oldenburgh. Heavy and medium A.A. fire was met and a belt of searchlights was observed at Bremen and Oldenburgh. Three enemy aircraft were seen but no attack was made. Weather was poor, with low cloud and thick ground haze over the target.

Wellington Mk.Ic Z.1068 AA-R

Sgt. Cyril Taylor, RAFVR 110661 – Pilot.
Sgt. Frederick Alexander Spark, RNZAF NZ401415 – 2nd Pilot.
Sgt. Harrington, RAFVR – Observer.
Sgt. James Roberts, RAAF AUS.400310 – Wireless Operator.
Sgt. William Reid Steele, RAFVR 1051619 – Front Gunner.
Sgt. Robert Holtby Tasker, RAFVR 1381172 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 18:37 – Landed 01:15
Flight Time 06:38

22/10/1941 – Bombing Attacks Against Targets Mannheim
Six Wellington aircraft from this Unit were detailed to carry out the above attacks. A mixed load was carried and consisted of 1000lbs, 500lbs, 250lbs and containers of incendiaries. Owing to the weather conditions operations were marred, but a fire was bombed in a town on the Rhine, probably Mannheim and bomb bursts seen. There was  slight A.A. activity and searchlights were ineffective where seen. Electrical storms, thunder cloud and snow storms were met throughout operations. Navigation was good. D.R. and special beam No.6 used. Icing (black) was experienced over Continent. Unable to see through windscreens owing to accumulated snow, from Belgian coast onwards. Severe weather conditions made accuracy impossible. One of these aircraft, X.9914, captained by Sgt. Taylor, failed to return to base.

Wellington Mk.Ic X.9914 AA-M

Sgt. Cyril Taylor, RAFVR 110661 – Pilot.
Sgt. Frederick Alexander Spark, RNZAF NZ401415 – 2nd Pilot.
Sgt. Sidney Joseph Lawrence Levack, RAFVR 971231 – Observer.
Sgt. James Roberts, RAAF AUS.400310 – Wireless Operator.
Sgt. William Reid Steele, RAFVR 1051619 – Front Gunner.
Sgt. Robert Holtby Tasker, RAFVR 1381172 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off – – Landed –
Flight Time Missing

Wellington Mk.Ic X.9914 AA-M failed to return. It was later determined to have been brought down near Werken (West Vlaanderen) approximately 5ml East South East of Diksmuide, Belgium. There were no survivors. All were buried in Werken Chuchyard.

Sgt. Cyril Taylor, RAFVR 1100661 – Pilot.
Killed age 21.
Son of John Brookes Taylor and Mary Taylor, of Middleton, Manchester.
Buried Werken Churchyard, Belgium..
Grave location – Grave 167.
‘In loving memory
Of a dear son and brother.
Duty nobly done’

Sgt. Frederick Alexander Spark, RNZAF NZ401415 – 2nd Pilot.
Killed age 26.
Son of William and Elizabeth Maria Spark, of Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand; Husband of Effie A. Spark, of Dunedin.
Buried Werken Churchyard, Belgium..
Grave location – Grave 168.

Sgt. Sidney Joseph Lawrence Levack, RAFVR 971231 – Observer.
Killed age 23.
Son of Maud Levack, of Edinburgh.
Buried Werken Churchyard, Belgium..
Grave location – Grave 166.
‘R.I.P. Love. Mother’

Sgt. William Reid Steele, RAFVR 1051619 – Front Gunner.
Killed age 21.
Son of James and Marion Steele, of Cumnock, Ayrshire.
Buried Werken Churchyard, Belgium..
Grave location – Grave 165.
‘Let not your heart
Be troubled:
Ye believe in God,
Believe also in Me’

Sgt. James Roberts, RAAF AUS.400310 – Wireless Operator.
Killed age 20.
Son of James and Gladys Roberts, of Sandringham, Victoria, Australia.
Buried Werken Churchyard, Belgium..
Grave location – Grave 169.
‘The life he laid
Within God’s hand he kept;
All else he gave’

Sgt. Robert Holtby Tasker, RAFVR 1381172 – Rear Gunner.
Killed age 27.
Son of William Dickinson Tasker and Mabel Tasker; Husband of Marie Barstow Tasker, of Spofforth, Yorkshire.
Buried Werken Churchyard, Belgium..
Grave location – Grave 164.
‘In the garden
Of happy memories
It is always summer’