Sergeant David Borthwick

Sergeant ( Observer ) David Borthwick, Royal Air Force. He was killed on operations in France with 18 Squadron R.A.F. on 16th May 1940, aged 26. He was the son of John and Elizabeth Borthwick of Berwick and is buried in Crevecoeur-Sur-L’Escaut Communal Cemetery, nr Cambrai, Nord, France. At that time before the German invasion the Squadron flew the Bristol Blenheim light bomber from an airfield near Crecy, France. He and his fellow crewmen were buried together in the little village cemetery.

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