Spanbroek is a small village near Opmeer. The small Churchyard partly surrounds the church, which is in the centre of the village. In a central position are the graves of five airmen, of whom three belonged to the United Kingdom and two to Australia.
These are the graves of:
RAAF - 13-06-1944
Flight Sergeant Jeffrey Gordon Lane, 25514, age 21
Flight Sergeant Charles Stirling Dundas Tainsh, 418583, age 26
Sergeant Leonard Thomas Victor Suffield, 1586836, age 23
RAF - 13-06-1944
Pilot Officer Alexander Gregory Scott, 54182, age 26
Sergeant Alfred Ronald Williams, 637452, age 24.
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- Text: TracesOfWar.com
- Photos: Arjo Eijgelsheim