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The Airmen fallen during WW2 in Province of Vlaams Brabant
Crew of Lancaster JA976-LQ-S fallen to Webbecom on 28/04/1944

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Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence


* To the 405 Squadron *
* To the crash of JA976-LQ-S *
* To the Memorial erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *
* Memorial where crew members missed are honored *

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The graves of the Aircrews to the Cemetery of Webbekom


crew
SMITH, GEORGE JOHN

Flight Lieutenant, J/2156, 405 sqd
Royal Canadian Air Force, Canadian
Buried: grave 7, WEBBEKOM CHURCHYARD

Killed in action
Incident: on Lancaster JA976-LQ-S fallen to Webbecom on 28/04/1944
More info about him, here

crew
ALLEN, LAWRENCE

Flight Lieutenant, J/14769, 405 sqd
Royal Canadian Air Force, Canadian
Buried: grave 5, WEBBEKOM CHURCHYARD

Killed in action
Incident: on Lancaster JA976-LQ-S fallen to Webbecom on 28/04/1944
More info about him, here

crew
BOOTH, ROBERT ALEXANDER

Pilot Officer, C/19795, 405 sqd
Royal Canadian Air Force, Canadian
Buried: grave 4, WEBBEKOM CHURCHYARD

Killed in action
Incident: on Lancaster JA976-LQ-S fallen to Webbecom on 28/04/1944
More info about him, here

crew
BRADLEY, JAMES SYDNEY

Flight Sergeant, 1314683, 405 sqd
Royal Canadian Air Force, Canadian
Buried: grave 1, WEBBEKOM CHURCHYARD

Killed in action
Incident: on Lancaster JA976-LQ-S fallen to Webbecom on 28/04/1944
More info about him, here

crew
CLIFFORD, NICHOLAS HUGH

Pilot Officer, J/87453, 405 sqd
Royal Canadian Air Force, Canadian
Buried: grave 3, WEBBEKOM CHURCHYARD

Killed in action
Incident: on Lancaster JA976-LQ-S fallen to Webbecom on 28/04/1944
More info about him, here

crew
FOSTER, LESLIE ARTHUR

Pilot Officer, J/87480, 405 sqd
Royal Canadian Air Force, Canadian
Buried: grave 2, WEBBEKOM CHURCHYARD

Killed in action
Incident: on Lancaster JA976-LQ-S fallen to Webbecom on 28/04/1944
More info about him, here

crew
RAMSAY, DAVID

Flight Lieutenant, J/12973, 405 sqd
Royal Canadian Air Force, Canadian
Buried: grave 6, WEBBEKOM CHURCHYARD

Killed in action
Incident: on Lancaster JA976-LQ-S fallen to Webbecom on 28/04/1944
More info about him, here
crew
BLENKINSOP, Edward Weyman

Squadron Leader, J3467, 405 sqd
Royal Canadian Air Force, Canadian
Honored to the MEMORIAL OF RUNNYMEDE

Survived. Picked up by Belgian Underground, he obtained papers which enabled him to pass as a Belgian national. Arrested and sent to camps in Germany. Died 23 January 1945 in concentration camp at Neuengamme (heart failure, possibly caused by lethal injection). Body cremated; name on Runnymede Memorial.
Incident: on Lancaster JA976-LQ-S fallen to Webbecom on 28/04/1944
More info about him, here





Sources:
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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)
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