A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Percival Frank Dormer -


Percival Frank Dormer, son of Harry Johnson Dormer and Mildred Dormer, of Freshwater, Isle of Wight
Commemorated at :

Freshwater War Memorial
Newport Grammar School Book of Remembrance

Additional inscription on family grave at Freshwater All Saints Churchyard

Service details

Sergeant (Observer) 563966 Percival F Dormer, Royal Air Force

CWGC record ...

Date of Death :11 May 1940 aged 27
Buried at :Bas Bellain Churchyard, Trois Vierges,
Aircraft :Fairey Battle Mk.I P2203 of 218 Sqn
Crew :
Pilot :Sgt C J DockrillCWGC record ...
Observer / Gunner :Sgt P F DormerCWGC record ...
Air Gunner :AC1 K G GregoryCWGC record ...

The aircraft took off from Auberieve-sur-Suippes on operations to St Vith, and crashed at Trois Vierges in Luxembourg. The three crewmen are buried in a collective grave in the Churchyard of Bas Bellain.

Information provided by : John Bloodworth


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