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RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of Liege:
Jalhay

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Crash site of Halifax LL577-MP-M
5/11/1944

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Unit: 76 Squadron
Aircraft: Halifax
Code: LL577-MP-M
Base: Holme-on-Spaiding
Mission: Bochum
Crew officer: F/Sgt COLE, DOUGLAS NEVILLE
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Liege)

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Facts

Halifax III LL577 MP-M 76 Sqn. Operation: Bochum. Take off 17.39 Holme-on-Spaiding Moor. Hit by anti-aircraft fire and crashed at Jalhay (Liege), 7 km SE of Verviers. All were taken to Aubel, some 12 km NNW of Verviers but since then their remains have been transferred to Hotton War Cemetery. Theire average age was 22. Sgt.Craddock came from Dublin (Rep.of Ireland).
Source: Facebook-Hotton War Cemetery

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Aircrews getting ready fot operation to Holme-on-Spaidin air base of 76 Sqd. (Picture: Aircrew Remembered)

Sources:
Aircrew Remembered
Facebook-Hotton War Cemetery
The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)
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