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Commonwealth War Graves General Cemetery Stompetoren

On Stompetoren General Cemetery are the graves of six Commonwealth airmen of the Second World War who were killed on December 16, 1943.
They were the crew of the Lancaster MkIII JB656 that crashed in the Schermer Polder.

Thes are the graves of:

RAF - 16-12-1943
Sergeant William Robert Buntain, 1822100, age 20
Sergeant Henry Bernard Bushell, 1079812, age 23
Sergeant Kenneth Wightman, 642881, age 24

RAAF - 16-12-1943
Flying Officer Clive Prosdocimi Luther, age 29
Flying Officer Francis William Rush, 30245, age 23
Flying Officer William Verdun Scott, 413277, age 27.

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Source

  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Ton Dekker