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Commonwealth War Graves General Cemetery Emmeloord

Emmeloord General Cemetery contains four Commonwealth war graves from the Second World War.
These are the graves of the crew of a Wellington Bomber (57th Sq) which crashed near Blankenham, a small village at the northeastern boundary of the Noordoostpolder. One crewmember is buried on Kuinre cemetery.

These are the graves of:

RCAF Flight Sergeant William Harold Stanley Byers, R/68121
RNZAF Sergeant Percy Frederick Meadows Cooke, 404.531
RAF Sergeant Arthur William Jeffries, 1259260
RAF Sergeant William Christopher Wood, 1261700.

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Source

  • Text: Rob Kreukniet
  • Photos: Arjan Vrieze