A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- CWGC Headstones -
- Parkhurst Military Cemetery : G E Rendle -

Location

In Parkhurst Military Cemetery, Forest Road, Parkhurst, Isle of Wight
 
Description

Standard CWGC headstone. WW II pattern.

Grave location : Plot 14. Grave 206.
Headstone

Parkhurst Military Cemetery : G E Rendle
 
Inscription


PILOT OFFICER
G E RENDLE
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE
7TH JUNE 1944 AGE 24
+
HE GAVE HIS LIFE
THAT WE MIGHT LIVE
DEARLY LOVED, SADLY MISSED

A TOKEN OF LOVE TO GEORGE (on vase)


 
Further Information

CWGC record ...
 
Index Board entry 102 : Pilot Officer G E Rendle : RAAF : 7.6.1944
 
Pilot Officer George Ernest Rendle, son of Thomas and Frances Rendle of West Geelong, Victoria, Australia. Born in Bradford, Yorkshire. His occupation is given as Storeman on the Australian War Memorial records.
 
P/O Rendle served with 181 Squadron Royal Air Force at Hurn, equipped with Hawker Typhoon aircraft on close bombing and rocket missions in support of the invasion forces on the Normandy beaches. Rendle, flying Typhoon Mk.Ib JR244, was hit by flak and crashed into the English Channel off the Isle of Wight.
 
Information from John Bloodworth


 


 
 

 
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