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RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of Limburg:
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Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence


* To the 44 Squadron *
* To the crew of ME804-KM-O *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Lancaster ME804-KM-O
22/06/1944

aircraft
cest raf squadron
Unit: 44 Squadron
Aircraft: Lancaster
Code: ME804-KM-O
Base: Dumholme Lodge
Mission: Wesseliong
Crew officer: P/O Richards Thomas Bryan
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Limburg)

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Facts

Shot down by a nightfighter and crashed in the vicinity of Lutselus (Limburg), 6 km SSW from the centre of Genk, Belgium, where all are buried in the town's communal cemetery. Sgt Wright was flying as a second navigator. P/O Richards and his tail gunner, Sgt Greenfield, came from Southern Rhodesia, the former from Salisbury and the latter from Gwelo.

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The graves of Aircrews in Genk communal cemetery.

Sources:
207 Squadron
The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)
Aircrew Remembered
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