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Commonwealth War Graves Zuiderbegraafplaats

In the north-western part of Southern General Cemetery of Assen are the graves of seven British airmen who died on October 20, 1943.

Flight Sergeant Albert C. Branche, Flight Engineer, Age 21
Squadron Leader Archibald G.A. Cochrane, Navigator, Age 32
Flight Sergeant Clarence W. Foster, Rear Gunner, Age 21
Flight Sergeant Roy L. Taylor, Air Bomber, Age 20
Flight Sergeant Albert E. Evens, Wireless Operator, Age 32
Squadron Leader Richard J. Manton, Pilot, Age 30
Sergeant Frank Earnshaw, Mid Upper Gunner, Age 22

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  • Photos: Bert Deelman (1), Arnold Palthe (2)