John 14 - Cecil Gordon Eckersley Headstone - St. Andrew's Churchyard - Andreas, Isle of Man
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm
N 54° 21.845 W 004° 26.429
30U E 406406 N 6024986
Quick Description: "Because I live, you will live also."is a quote from John 14 of the King James Version of the Bible.
Location: Isle of Man
Date Posted: 10/7/2018 7:36:35 AM
Waymark Code: WMZA56
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
"Because I live, you will live also."is a quote from John 14 of the King James Version of the Bible. (visit link)

The words are at the foot of the Headstone for 416210 Flight Sergeant Ceceil Gordon Eckersley in the Churchyard of St. Andrew's Church in Andreas.

The full inscription on the headstone reads as follows:
"416210 FLIGHT SERGEANT
C. G. ECKERSLEY
ROYAL AUSTRAILIAN AIR FORECE
3OTH DECEMBER 1943 AGE 24

AND JESUS SAID -
"BECAUSE I LIVE,
YE SHALL LIVE ALSO"

Above the inscription the Royal Australian Air Force crest is displayed.

Flight Sergeant Eckersely was killed while based at the nearby RAF Andreas which was a training school during WWII.

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Address:
Andreas Churchyard St. Andrew Andreas Isle of Man


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