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Commonwealth War Graves General Cemetery Heteren

This small Heteren General Cemetery contains the graves of 21 Commonwealth servicemen. Two of them are not identified.
These are the graves of:

RAF 271 Sqdn., died 21-09-1944:
Warrant Officer (Nav.) Charles Allen Anderson, 581310, age 23
Pilot Officer (Pilot) Frank Wilson Cuer, 183590, age 23

RAAF, died 18-09-1944:
Pilot Officer George Samuel Crawford Bell, 412361, age 23

RAAF, died 20-09-1944:
Flying Officer Athol Richard Scanlon, 403535, age 29
Warrant Officer Edward Joseph McGilvray, 412632, age 31

RCAF 570 (RAF) Sqdn., died 18-09-1944:
Pilot Officer (Nav.) John Douglas Baker, J/87670, age 21
Corporal John Redmond Coleman, R/94226, age 26

RCAF 570 (RAF) Sqdn., died 23-09-1944:
Flight Sergeant (Air Bomber) Erle Mayne Milks, R/180687, age 20
Flight Sergeant (Air Gnr.) Harold James Stell, R/206128, age 20
Flight Sergeant (Nav.) Simon Pierre Cormier, R/176647, age 23

The Glider Pilot Regiment A.A.C. 2nd Wing, died 25-09-1944:
Serjeant John Wray Brown, 1779063, age 23

RAF 570 Sqdn., died 18-09-1944:
Flight Sergeant (Air Bomber) Henky Ernest Browne, 1518212, age unknown
Flight Sergeant (Air Gnr.) Edward Philip Pope, 1579644, age 21
Pilot Officer (Pilot) Charles William Culling, 186749, age 29
Sergeant (Flt. Engr.) Vincent Williams, 2211528, age 19

RAF 570 Sqdn., died 23-09-1944:
Flight Sergeant (Flt.Engr.) John McGarrie, 1672393, age 20

RAF 620 Sqdn., died 20-09-1944:
Sergeant (Air Gnr.) John William Marshall, 1391243, age 22

Royal Army Service Corps 223 Air Despatch Coy, died 21-09-1944:
Driver George High, T/3716139, age 34

Royal Army Service Corps 253 (Airborne) Comp. Coy, died 23-09-1944:
Driver Cyril William Lightwood, T/14285926, age 21.

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  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Arjan Vrieze