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Harry Sanford Readhead

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Harry Sanford Readhead

January 15, 1943

Military Service

Service Number:



Air Force


Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve


161 Sqdn.

Additional Information

Son of Christopher and Charlotte Readhead; spouse of Eileen Alice Readhead of Haberfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Commemorated on Page 609 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Ille-et-Vilaine, France

Grave Reference:

Section 18, Plot 1, Row C Coll. grave 8-13


Rennes is a town in the Department of the Ille-et-Vilarne. RENNES EASTERN COMMUNAL CEMETERY is situated on the Boulevard Villebois-Mareuil, about 2 kilometres east of the railway station. From the station follow Bd. Solferino, turn right into Rue St Helier, then left into Rue De Chateaugiron, then left again along Avenue Monseigneur Mouezy, and the Communal Cemetery is just facing you. The British Commonwealth Plot is near the middle of the eastern boundary of the Cemetery. A CWGC sign is on the cemetery wall.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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