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Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence


SCHAFFEN COMMUNAL CEMETERY
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Crew-members buried in this cemetery:

* Crew of Whitley Z6837-DY fallen to Schaffen on 1/09/1941
* Crew of Stirling BK688-HA-A fallen to Schaffen on 30/05/1943
* Crew of Manchester L7373-EM-T fallen to Beverlo on 14/10/1941
* Crew of Wellington R1703-SR-J fallen to Boxbergheide on 1/09/1941

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Location information

Diest is 65 kilometres east-north-east of Brussels. From the Grote Markt in the centre of Diest turn left from the stadhuis into the Oscar Nihoulstraat and drive for 50 metres. Take the second left onto Refugiestraat and follow this road for 500 metres. Turn right into Demerstraat and right again into Valleilaan. Carry straight on for 500 metres to a 'T' junction and turn left onto the N29 (Beringen). Continue along the N29 for 2.6 kilometres and then turn right into Molenstraat. 100 metres further on you will see the Communal Cemetery in front of you at the 'T' junction with Postbaan.

Sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)

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