Christopher Craig, who had actually committed the murder Derek Bentley was hanged for, was also founf guilty of the murder but was only 16 years old so could not be given the death sentence. He served ten years in prison before being released.
The grave stone says it all! "Here lies Derek Bentley - A victim of British justice" Bentley was executed for the murder of a policeman on November 2nd 1952. He was hung in 1953. He did not fire the bullet that killed the policeman and was under arrest, standing beside a police officer when Christopher Craig fired the fatal shot.
Iris Bentley - Sister of Derek Bentley. She fought for many years to clear his name. Unfortunately, she died a year before the Court of Appeal quashed his conviction. Her ashes were placed on his grave, in an urn with the inscription, 'You will always be in my heart, your loving daughter Maria'.