The Churchyard in Courrière contains one Commonwealth burial.
This is the grave of:
Flying Officer (Pilot) Peter Norman Murton-Neale, 90401,
Royal Air Force (Auxiliary Air Force),
died at 14-05-1940, age 23.
On 13 May 1940 departed from airbase Abbeville in France, the Hawker Hurricane L2035 of No. 615 Squadron RAF. The aircraft was shot down over Belgium by a German Messerschmitt Bf 110 fighter of the Luftwaffe ZG1 (Zerstörergeschwader 1). The device then crashed down into Courrière. The one day difference between the crash and the date of death on the tombstone is unknown.
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- Text: TracesOfWar.nl
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