Require Dambuster's Headstone Photos Netherlands, Germany, Belgium.

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  1. spidge

    spidge RAAF RESEARCHER

    Hi all,

    Been a bit sidetracked of late and hoping to close off a few loose ends.

    I have (14) Dambuster headstones required to complete all of those killed during the war.

    Any assistance most appreciated.

    Cheers

    Geoff

    Germany (1) -

    (Durnbach War Cemetery)- Completed by Ron Goldstein's friend Paul.

    TREVOR-ROPER, RICHARD ALGERNON DACRE (DFC) (DFM) Flight Lieutenant Rear Gunner 47354 31/03/1944 97sq 28 UK RAFVR 6. H. 13. DURNBACH WAR CEMETERY

    Netherlands (8) - Completed

    Harlingen General Cemetery

    McDOWELL, JAMES Flight Sergeant Rear Gunner R/101749 16/05/1943 617sq RAF Canada RCAF Plot E. Row 4. Grave 11. HARLINGEN GENERAL CEMETERY Completed - Thank you Pieter F

    (Bergen General Cemetery) -

    YOUNG, HENRY MELVIN (DFC*) Squadron Leader Pilot 72478 17/05/1943 617sq RAF 617sq RAF 27 UK RAFVR Plot 2. Row D. Grave 4. BERGEN GENERAL CEMETERY Completed - Thank you Andre Reijniers / Pieter F

    HORSFALL, DAVID TAYLOR Sergeant Flight Engineer 568924 17/05/1943 617sq RAF 617sq RAF 23 UK RAFVR Plot 2. Row D. Grave 5. BERGEN GENERAL CEMETERY Completed - Thank you Frans Jeugdouderling

    ROBERTS, CHARLES WALPOLE Flight Sergeant Navigator 1269945 17/05/1943 617sq RAF 617sq RAF 22 UK RAFVR Plot 2. Row E. Grave 17. BERGEN GENERAL CEMETERY Completed - Thank you Andre Reijniers

    NICHOLS, LAWRENCE WILLIAM Sergeant Wireless Operator 1377941 17/05/1943 617sq RAF 617sq RAF 33 UK RAFVR Plot 2. Row E. Grave 28. BERGEN GENERAL CEMETERY Completed - Thank you Andre Reijniers

    MacCAUSLAND, VINCENT SANFORD Flying Officer Bomb Aimer J/15309 17/05/1943 617sq RAF 617sq RAF 30 Canada RCAF Plot 2. Row D. Grave 3. BERGEN GENERAL CEMETERY Completed - Thank you Andre Reijniers

    YEO, GORDON ARTHUR Sergeant Front Gunner 1317656 17/05/1943 617sq RAF 617sq RAF 20 UK RAFVR Plot 2. Row D. Grave 2. BERGEN GENERAL CEMETERY Completed - Thank you Frans Jeugdouderling

    IBBOTSON, WILFRED Sergeant Rear Gunner 655431 17/05/1943 617sq RAF 617sq RAF 29 UK RAFVR Plot 2. Row D. Grave 6. BERGEN GENERAL CEMETERY Completed - Thank you Frans Jeugdouderling

    Belgium (5)

    (Gosselies Communal Cemetery)

    SMITH, EDWARD CLARENCE Flight Sergeant Flight Engineer 540655 20/12/1943 617sq RAF 24 UK RAF Row 2. Grave 15. GOSSELIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY

    MACFARLANE, RICHARD Flying Officer Navigator 126044 20/12/1943 617sq RAF UK RAFVR Row 2. Grave 17. GOSSELIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY

    GOWRIE, CHESTER BRUCE Warrant Officer Class II Wireless R/93201 20/12/1943 617sq RAF 28 Canada RCAF Row 2. Grave 13. GOSSELIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY

    MAYNARD, THOMAS WILLIAM Flight Sergeant Front Gunner 1386420 20/12/1943 617sq RAF 20 UK RAFVR Row 2. Grave 14. GOSSELIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY

    BURNS, STEPHEN Flight Sergeant Rear Gunner 1217692 20/12/1943 617sq RAF 22 UK RAFVR Row 2. Grave 12. GOSSELIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY
     
  2. Pieter F

    Pieter F Very Senior Member

    Hi Geoff,

    Here is the one from Harlingen, Flight Sergeant James McDowell:

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  3. Pieter F

    Pieter F Very Senior Member

    This is the only one I have got from Bergen, Squadron Leader Henry Melvin Young:

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  4. smdarby

    smdarby Patron Patron

    Hi Geoff,

    My kids go to the European School in Bergen, which is just a hundred yards or so from the cemetery. I'll try and get some photos soon.

    Shaun
     
  5. Pieter F

    Pieter F Very Senior Member

    Hi Shaun, can I put in a few requests from Bergen als well?
     
  6. smdarby

    smdarby Patron Patron

    Okay.
     
  7. Mr Jinks

    Mr Jinks Bit of a Cad

    Geoff hope this helps? Photo credit to André Reijniers .BERGEN

    Kyle
     

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  8. Mr Jinks

    Mr Jinks Bit of a Cad

    These too ? Please credit Frans Jeugdouderling

    Kyle
     

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  9. spidge

    spidge RAAF RESEARCHER

    Thank you for the offer Shaun although the lads have come up trumps again. I am sure Pieter would be glad of some other photos from Bergen if you would oblige.

    Cheers

    Geoff
     
  10. spidge

    spidge RAAF RESEARCHER

    Hi Kyle,

    Thank you and Andre - Most Appreciated.

    Cheers

    Geoff
     
  11. spidge

    spidge RAAF RESEARCHER

    Hi Kyle,

    Thanks to you and Frans for the photos - Much appreciated again.

    Cheers

    Geoff
     
  12. smdarby

    smdarby Patron Patron

    Hi Geoff,

    Of course I'll help out Pieter.

    Just wondering - are the 8 you mention the only airmen from the Dambuster raid buried in the Netherlands (other than Gibson)?

    Cheers,

    Shaun
     
  13. spidge

    spidge RAAF RESEARCHER

    Hi Shaun,

    This young Australian who got all his crew out 4 months later then sadly crashed on trying to land the aircraft as well as all of Burpees crew on the night of the Dams raid.


    KNIGHT, LESLIE GORDON (DSO) Flight Lieutenant 401449 617sq 16/09/1943 22 Royal Australian Air Force Australian Grave 765. DEN HAM GENERAL CEMETERY Netherlands Overijssel

    AJ-S ED865/G BURPEE, LEWIS JOHNSTONE (DFM) Pilot Officer Pilot J/17115 17/05/1943 617sq RAF 25 Canada RCAF 23. B. 3. BERGEN-OP-ZOOM WAR CEMETERY

    AJ-S ED865/G PEGLER, GUY Sergeant Flight Engineer 573474 17/05/1943 617sq RAF 21 UK RAF Coll. grave 24. B. 5-7. BERGEN-OP-ZOOM WAR CEMETERY

    AJ-S ED865/G JAYE, THOMAS Sergeant Navigator 1299446 17/05/1943 617sq RAF 21 UK RAFVR Coll. grave 24. B. 5-7. BERGEN-OP-ZOOM WAR CEMETERY

    AJ-S ED865/G WELLER, LEONARD GEORGE Pilot Officer Wireless 142507 17/05/1943 617sq RAF 28 UK RAFVR 27. A. 6. BERGEN-OP-ZOOM WAR CEMETERY

    AJ-S ED865/G ARTHUR, JAMES LAMB Warrant Officer Class II Bomb Aimer R/119416 17/05/1943 617sq RAF 25 Canada RCAF Coll. grave 24. B. 5-7. BERGEN-OP-ZOOM WAR CEMETERY

    AJ-S ED865/G LONG, WILLIAM CHARLES ARTHUR Sergeant Front Gunner 1600540 17/05/1943 617sq RAF 19 UK RAFVR Coll. grave 24. B. 5-7. BERGEN-OP-ZOOM WAR CEMETERY

    AJ-S ED865/G BRADY, JOSEPH GORDON Warrant Officer Class II Rear Gunner R/93554 17/05/1943 617sq RAF 27 Canada RCAF 23. A. 1. BERGEN-OP-ZOOM WAR CEMETERY

    Cheers

    Geoff
     
  14. Pieter F

    Pieter F Very Senior Member

    Thanks Shaun, very much appreciated. The ones I am looking for are:

    J. Atkinson - Plot 1. Row A. Grave 27
    T. Woodhouse - Plot 1. Row A. Grave 28
     
  15. Mr Jinks

    Mr Jinks Bit of a Cad

    Hopefully it saves Shaun a journey? Photo credit Frans Jeugdouderling .

    Kyle
     

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  16. Pieter F

    Pieter F Very Senior Member

    Thank Kyle! Jeugdouderling isn't Frans' surname, it means he is a church warden for the younger attenders of his church.
     
  17. Mr Jinks

    Mr Jinks Bit of a Cad

    Hello Pieter,

    Thanks glad they help Its the photo account name that's titled Jeugdouderling Frans rather than a person :) Frans the Youth Helper?


    Kyle
     

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