Wars Last Goodbyes
Individual Record

Hereford Cemetery

Inscription

Two Bulmer brothers - one who died in WW1 and one WW2

In ever loving memory of

Edward Charles

Bulmer

Flight Lieut R.A.F.

Who gave his life in saving others

June 1st 1944 aged 36

Greater love hath no man than

This that a man lay down his

Life for his friends

On other side

In loving memory of

Geoffrey Percival

Bulmer M.C.

Lieut. K.S.L.I. att. R.F.C.

Who gave his life in the war

Feb. 15th 1918, aged 22

"So he passed over, and all the

Trumpets sounded for him on

The other side"

Place of Inscription

Hereford Cemetery

Herefordshire

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Edward Charles

Bulmer

26th July 1907

Hereford, Herefordshire

1st June 1944

Serving at RAF Westcott, Buckinghamshire when a Lancaster bomber returning from a cancelled mission out of RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire overran the runway and crashed into a nearby field - the plane was still laden with a full payload of bombs and Edward died when the plane exploded whilst he was evacuating cottages nearby

36

Hereford Cemetery, Hereford, Herefordshire

Second World War

Flight Lieutenant and Flying Control Officer

11 Operational Training Unit RAF Wescott Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

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