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Commonwealth War Graves General Cemetery Hippolytushoef

Hippolytushoef General Cemetery contains 14 Commonwealth airmen.

On May 28, 1943, a Halifax of 102 sqdn crashed 3 km north of Wieringen. down. The seven occupants were killed. Their names are in order of the location of the headstones from left to right:
Flying Officer R.N. FEWTRELL bomb aimer RAF
Flying Officer J.D. JEFFERY pilot RAF
Sergeant J.L.S LOWINGS airgunner RAF
Sergeant K.J. SMITH flight engineer RAF
Pilot Officer S. ZAREIKIN wireless operator / gunner RCAF
Flying Officer H. ENTWHISTLE navigator RAF
sergeant T. HESLOP airgunner RAF

On June 26, 1943, a Lancaster of the 106 sqdn crashed on the coast at Hippolytushoef (Wieringen). down. The seven occupants were killed. Their names are in order of the location of the headstones from left to right:
Sergeant M.B. WATT RAAF
Sergeant J.F.BATES wireless operator / air gunner RAF
Flying Officer J.E.D. CRAIGIE navigator RCAF
Sergeant E.C. CROOK flight engineer RAF
Pilot Officer G.W.B. ENRIGHT navigator RAF
Sergeant E.T. HARDING air gunner RAF
Sergeant S.G. WHITE pilot RAF

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Source

  • Text: Dick de Bruijne, Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Dick de Bruijne

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