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Monument Short Stirling EF347

This memorial is located along the road from Mantgum to Skillaerd. It consists of a propellor and an information board about the crash of a Short Stirling bomber on 2 March 1943.

The seven crewmembers are buried on the churchyard nearby.

Text on the memorial:
'PROPELLER
"STIRLING" BOMBER
CRASHED NEAR MANTGUM ON 2ND MARCH 1943.'

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Source

  • Text: Jan Siderius en Ger van het Bolscher
  • Photos: Haintje Kuipers