All men of this crew were lost when HX230 crashed near Markendorf, Germany in the early hours of 20 February 1944. The men were buried by the Germans in a local cemetery. After the war they were reburied and now lie in the Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemet...
According to my father Ralph was his best friend in the service. He told me they were out running wire one day when the mortar attack began. My father motioned to him to run for the jeep but Ralph motioned my father off with the intent to come back a...
Betty Dekker posted a comment in Gedichten van Sjoerd Feenstra
Mooi gedicht. Bijzonder aardig voor Fred.
http://www.bbm.org.uk/airmen/GilliesKM.htm
http://backtonormandy.org/support.html
Een bijzonder toevalligheid is dat die crash erg actueel is. Zoals u misschien (wel of niet) weet gaat de Gemeenschap Kronenberg, bij monde van de Dorpsraad aanstaande 7 oktober 2017 vlak bij de crashsite een monument plaatsen. Ik ben daar de Ceremo...
I have a camp group picture marked Co B 893 I picked at an estate sale Please let me know if your interested maninthecabin@aol.com
Can you help me?- to be in touch with your web site? Thank you.
cartorone posted a comment in L’Affrontement (the Confrontation)
Tilly-sur-Seulles 1944 Battle of Tilly-sur-Seulles museum. Housed in a former chapel, this museum recounts a little-known yet decisive episode in the Battle of Normandy. The story of the battle for Tilly is told through display cases and information ...
I am researching the life of this great american, almost lost to history! I have several of his personal items including photos, patches and medals.
Translation in English of the story of the crash On October 2, 1942 a four-engine British bomber crashed on a plot of farmland owned by the Pijpers family along a road called Bedelaarspad to Kronenberg (municipality Sevenum) All seven crew members ...
This record is wrong. My father was the pilot of this Lancaster and his correct name is Gordon Allan McCusker (not McQuade). He was an Australian, the only Australian in the crew. Please correct this. His RAAF number 422907
With a little extra sparetime now available to me, I'm spending time researching some of the aircraft listed in my father's logbook. Interestingly, he has a note that he was navigator on BK360 on 21st October 1942; a date which of-course, is later th...
I came across the crash site of this Whirlwind during the weekend just gone (20.1 - 22.1.17) & I am wondering if the damage sustained during WC Donaldson's flight, described above, contributed to P7044's loss on 14.12.41? The Whirlwind crashed o...
HI I also have a relative that was on BF 396 and was wondering were you got the picture from? Thanks Rod (SGT Stuart Goff W/OP)
Inmiddels heb ik eveneens de gegevens van het zevende bemanningslid weten te traceren. Het betreft een man met de Canadese nationaliteit en in dienst van de Royal Canadian Air Force: Flight Sergeant Air Observer Robert Francis McIntyre: R.C.A.F. (Van...
Bemanning Short Stirling R9167 (Code O-N-J) 149 Squadron A.F.C. R.A.F., welke op 02 October 1942 crashte aan het Bedelaarspad te Kronenberg (Gemeente Sevenum) Squadron Leader Pilot: William Roy Greenslade ...
Bedankt Piet voor je waardevolle aanvulling!
Op 2 oktober 1942 stortte een 4-motorige Engelse bommenwerper neer op een perceel bouwland van de familie Pijpers aan het Bedelaarspad te Kronenberg (Gemeente Sevenum) Alle zeven bemanningsleden kwamen hierbij om het leven. De bommenwerper ( type Sho...
Hampden 1 AD829 EQ-E Sgt P L Kemp POW. All other crew killed. Sgt S F Clark RAF. Sgt H Gregson RAF. Sgt E J Stansfield RAF. $)* SQD RCAF. RAF Balderton

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