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Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery Castle Rosendael

The private Cemetery lies in the grounds of the Castle of Rosendael, now a public park. There are now eight Commonwealth war casualties of the Second World War commemorated in this site.
These are the graves of:

RAF 156 Sqdn., died on 16-08-1942:
Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.) Thomas Barker, 1310625, age 29
Sergeant (Obs.) William George Bate, 1031696, age 29
Sergeant (Bomb Aimer) Frederick Cyril Graham Tate, 1450668, age 20
Sergeant (Air Gnr.) John Herbert Westgate, 540813, age 23
Flight Sergeant (Pilot) Cyril Charles Newlove, RNZAF, 41994, age 23

RAF 35 Sqdn., died on 08-11-1941:
Sergeant (Flt. Engr.) Eric Rees Thomas, 618140, age unknown
Sergeant (Air Gnr.) Robert Ferguson, 974372, age 23
Pilot Officer (Pilot) Gordon Whitaker, 45055, age 20.

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  • Photos: Stefan Meekers