Monument "The Hive" at Zedelgem: A need for every citizen to examine their conscience

* Ceremony of solemn tribute at Rebecq on September 29th 2021 *

Location of RAF aircraft's crashes in Walloon Brabant

* Return to the previous page *

Last update: 31/07/21

site search by freefind advanced

Choice your language

Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence

* To the 12 Squadron *
* To the crew of ED820-PH-A *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Lancaster ED820-PH-A

cest raf squadron
Unit: 12 Squadron
Aircraft: Lancaster
Code: ED820-PH-A
Base: Wickenby
Mission: Koln
Crew officer: WICKENBY (Lincolnshire)
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: Walhain (Prov. Walloon Brabant)



The bombing run completed, the Lancaster turned for home, but was intercepted and attacked over Belgium. The aircraft crashed at 03:05 between Walhain (Brabant) and Ernage ( Namur ).
Shot down by Luftwaffe (ME110) Night Fighter Pilot Hptm.Wilhelm Telge (II/NJG1), Crashed between Walhain and Ernage Belgium


A Lancaster of the 12 Sqd PH fleet


The frist grave of the aircrews

Aircrew Remembered
The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)

Back to the top
"The Belgians Remember Them" - Rue Saint-Marcoult, 14 - B/7830 Silly, Belgique - Tel: +32/(0)68/286.466
Bank: BE97 0018 3886 3049 - BIC: GEBABEBB - Email: belgian.remember(at)

Reproduction or distribution in any form of texts, lists and documents presented on this site is forbidden without the express authorization of the author
© Copyright "THE BELGIANS REMEMBER THEM" - 2017, all rights reserved - for all countries

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict Logo Wilfred Burie Webmastering analytics