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Commonwealth War Graves Sint-Niklaas

Sint-Niklaas Communal Cemetery contains 9 Commonwealth war graves from World War II.

The graves in Sint Niklaas are the crew of Lancaster LL851 of 550 Squadron, based at North Killingholme, Grimsby. They were shot down by a nightfighter on 22nd May, 1944, returning from a raid over Duisberg.

The crew were:
P/O P J Dukelow (Pilot)
Sgt D S Bruty (Flight Engineer)
P/O L R Dunham (Navigator)
Sgt L R Towsley (A/B)
Sgt D A W Mayo (Wireless Operator)
P/O H E MacDuff (Mid Upper Air Gunner)
Sgt S A Jarvis (Rear Air Gunner)

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  • Text: Jeroen Koppes & Phil How
  • Photos: Luc van Waeyenberge