Graven bemanning Blenheim L9175 en Stirling III BF501

Periode: WOII
Type: Begraafplaats
Militair of Burger: Militair
Status: Niet beschermd
Datum registratie: 
25/05/2006
Datum gebeurtenis: 
11/05/1940, 24/06/1943
  • © Steven Volckaerts
Locatie: 
Kerkhof, Bredestraat - CWG

Op het kerkhof in de Bredestraat liggen de bemanningsleden van de Blenheim L9175 110 Sqn (crash 11 mei 1940) en van de Stirling III BF501 HA-N 218 Sqn (crash 24 juni 1943). De Stirling werd neergehaald door Oblt Authenriet van 6./NJG4.

Leading Aircraftman Frederick John Allam, D F M, 540542. 110 Sqn Royal Air Force. 11th May 1940. Age 20. Son of Frederick William and Ann Allam, of Ilford, Essex. Grave 1.

Sergeant (Pilot), Peter Edward Collingwood, 1433512. 218 Sqn Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 24th June 1943. Age 22. Son of Capt. Cyril Collingwood and Mary Ann Collingwood of Swadlincote, Derbyshire. Joint grave 5.

DE BOTTE, Flight Sergeant (Nav)., LEO, 701975. 218 Sqn Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 24th June 1943. Age 24. Son of Matthew Leo and Ellen de Botte, of Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester. Joint grave 6.

EDGOOSE, Sergeant (Air Bomber), RAYMOND LYNN, 1452815. 218 Sqn Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 24th June 1943. Age 21. Son of Halbert and Mary Edgoose, of Long Sutton, Lincolnshire. Joint grave 6.

ERNE, Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr)., ARTHUR WILLIAM, 1204724. 218 Sqn Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 24th June 1943. Age 31. Son of Arthur Victor and Winifred Erne; husband of Irene Erne, of Leytonstone, Essex. Grave 8.

GARROD, Flight Sergeant (Air Gnr)., RALPH FREDERICK, 1331174. 218 Sqn Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 24th June 1943. Age 31. Son of Arthur Frederick and Florence Elizabeth Garrod, of Hertford. Grave 7.

GRATTAN, Flying Officer (Pilot), GORDON REGINALD, 39728. 110 Sqn Royal Air Force. 11th May 1940. Grave 2.

HOEY, Warrant Officer (Pilot), JAMES WILLIAM, R/107769. 218 (R.A.F). Sqn Royal Canadian Air Force. 24th June 1943. Age 22. Son of John and Margaret Hoey, of Kelso, Saskatchewan, Canada. Joint grave 5.

LLOYD, Sergeant (Air Gnr)., THOMAS EVAN, 979965. 218 Sqn Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 24th June 1943. Age 26. Son of Samuel and Annie Lloyd, of Liverpool. Grave 3.

THOMSON, Sergeant (Flt. Engr)., JAMES, 1052427. 218 Sqn Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 24th June 1943. Age 22. Son of Archie and Margaret Thomson, husband of Margaret Thomson, of Bargeddie, Lanarkshire. Grave 4.