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Memorial Wellington Mk 1-bomber N2894 Klarenbeek

This memorial is errected in memory of the five crew members of the Wellington Mk 1 bomber plane, which crashed on this spot in the night of 30 to 31 may 1942. The text on the plaque reads:

"IN MEMORY OF THE 5 AIRMEN OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE WHO CRASHED ON THIS SPOT IN THE NIGHT OF 30 TO 31 MAY 1942 WITH THEIR WELLINGTON Mk. 1 BOMBER PLANE AND THEREBY LOST THEIR LIVES.

Pilot Off. DAVID M. JOHNSON
Flight Lt. HECTOR A.C. BATTEN
Warrant Off. OLDRICH JAMBOR
Flight Sgt. JOSIAH R. CONNOR
Flight Sgt. JOHN M. Mc LEAN."

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Source

  • Text: Kaj Metz
  • Photos: Arjan Vrieze (1,2,3) & Kaj Metz (4)