Campbell, Kenneth b. April 21, 1917 d. April 6, 1941 World War II Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Saltcoats, Scotland, he served as a Flying Officer in the 22nd Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. On April 6, 1941, Flying Officer Campbell was a pilot of a Beaufort aircraft which was detailed to attack the German battle cruiser Gneisenau at Brest Harbor, France. The battle cruiser was secured alongside the wall on the north shore of the harbor protected by a stone mole, batteries of guns and three heavily armed anti-aircraft ships...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Brest (Kerfautras) Cemetery, Saint-Martin-des-Champs, Departement du Finistère, Bretagne, France Plot: Plot 40, Row 1, Grave 10.
Weygand, Gen. Maxime b. January 21, 1867 d. January 28, 1965 French General. A career army officer, he served from 1914 to 1923 as chief of staff to Marshal Foch. In 1920 Weygand directed the defense of Warsaw against the Soviet army and turned the tide of the Russo-Polish War in favor of Poland. He subsequently served France as high commissioner in Syria from 1923 to 1924, chief of the general staff, and commander in the Middle East from 1939 to 1940. In May of 1940, Weygand replaced General Gamelin as supreme Allied commander, but could not avert...[Read More] (Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye) Cimetiere St-Charles, Morlaix, Departement du Finistère, Bretagne, France