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Location of RAF aircraft's crashes in Walloon Brabant

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Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence

* To the 102 Squadron *
* To the crew of LW142-DY-N *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Halifax LW142-DY-N

cest raf squadron
Unit: 102 Squadron
Aircraft: Halifax
Code: LW142-DY-N
Mission: Gosch
Crew officer:
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: Hamme-Mille (Prov. Walloon Brabant)



Halifax III LW142 DY-N 102 Sqn. Operation Goch. Take of Pocklington to bomb transport and troop positions.
Came down at Hamme Mille (Brabant, Belgium), some 12 km SSE from the centre of Leuven and on the main road to Namur.
Hptm. Gerhart Rah (Stab 1./NJG2) shot down Halifax LW142 DY-N between 22.54 and 23.00.
All rest in Heverlee War Cemetery.

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