ArdÃ¨che City :
Coordinates : 44.81624
44Â°48.974 N 4Â°24.203 E
A plaque at the entrance to the cemetery, the graves are inside. See also the plaque at the crash site (that indicates the date as the 3rd).
Halifax DT 726 NF H Sqn 138 RAF. Left on 3 novembre 1943 1920 from Tempsford for operation JOHN 13.
Deceased : P/O H.F.Hodges, Sgt H.T.Penfold (RCAF), F/S H.Smith, P/O R.K.Pulling, Sgt J.BarthÃ©lemy, F/S R.L.Nott (RAAF), Capt J.A.Estes (801/492 US Bomb Group USAAF)
Sgt J.F.Borough, the sole survivor, evaded capture and resumed his service in the RAF. He died on 5 septembre 1994, and his ashes are spread among his comrades in the cemetery at Marcols-les-Eaux.
Le Capt Estes of the USAAF, who was on board for an initiation mission, is buried at the Rhone American Cemetery in Draguigan (83).
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Notified by : Marc Bonas.
Record added 08/10/2007 09/09/2016.
Photos : Philippe Jegousse.
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