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Commonwealth War Graves North Cemetery Leeuwarden

On the Noorderbegraafplaats in Leeuwarden (one of the municipal cemeteries) there are 15 graves of allied victims:

headstone 1:
J.J. Cox R.A.F. 25th July 1941 24 y
A.J. Le Poidevin R.A.F. 25th July 1941 23 y
M.S. Lund R.NZ.A.F. 25th July 1941 23 y

headstone 2:
A.E.Owen R.A.F. 25th July 1941 25 y
F.G.Walker R.A.F. 25th July 1941 30 y
R.P.Williams R.A.F. 25th July 1941 21 y

headstone 3:
An Airmen of the 1939-1945 war a sergeant R.A.F. 4th aug. 1941
Known unto God

headstone 4:
W.H.Walker R.A.F. 2th aug. 1941 21 y

headstone 5:
H.H.M.Barton R.A.F. 15th aug. 1941 20 y

headstone 6:
L.A.Townrow R.NZ.A.F. 24th april 1944 24 y

headstone 7:
D.K.Foster R.A.F. 28th may 1944

headstone 8:
An airman of the 1939-1945 war R.A.F. 11th sept. 1941
Known unto God

headstone 9:
M.J. Boyle R.A.F. 15th jan. 1943 20 y

headstone 10:
A.Hayes R.A.F. 6th oct. 1943 20 y

headstone 11:
R.S. Ling R.A.F. 28th may 1944 20 y

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Source

  • Text: Nico Nienhuis
  • Photos: Nico Nienhuis