Noyelles sur L'Escaut & 203 Squadron RAF

Sopwith Camel BiplaneA Sopwith Camel biplane Nº D9638 of Nº 203 Squadron after a forced landing at Noyelles sur L'Escaut, 8 October 1918.
Noyelles sur L'Escaut was captured by the 6th Division on the 20th-21st November, 1917, evacuated at the beginning of December, and reoccupied on the 19th October, 1918, by the 7th Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.

Noyelles sur L'Escaut is a village in the Department of the Nord, about 5 kilometres south-west of Cambrai.

Directions to Noyelles-sur-L'Escaut
Directions to Cemetery

On entering the village turn left immediately after the new civilian cemetery into the Rue Sorel. Noyelles sur L'Escaut Communal Cemetery is located 50 metres down this road on the right. Access to the Extension is through the Communal Cemetery.

Lieutenant Wilfred Brown Cramb, Royal Flying Corps, and 4th Bn. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, died 14th April 1917, aged 26. Son of David and Jessie D Cramb. Born at Dalmuir, Dumbartonshire. Third year medical Student, Glasgow University.


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