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Commonwealth War Graves Municipal Cemetery Winkel

At the Municipal Cemetery in Winkel are six Commonwealth War Graves. It is a communal grave of the crew of the Vickers Wellington 1C P9286 KO-K of the 115 Squ. Left from RAF Marham base on 16-11-1940 and shot down at 02.05 hours (17-11-1940) by Kommandof˙hrer Oblt. Zur Lippe. The Wellington crashed in the Groetpolder near Winkel on the way back from a raid on Hamburg.

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  • Text: Lammert Melk
  • Photos: Arjo Eijgelsheim

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