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Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence

* To the 424 Squadron *
* To the crew ofHX313-QB-B *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Halifax HX313-QB-B

cest raf squadron
Unit: 424 Squadron
Aircraft: Halifax
Code: HX313-QB-B
Base: Skipton-on-Swale
Mission: Leopoldsburg
Crew officer:
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Limburg)



Take-off 23:45 Skipton-on-Swale to bomb the military camp. Shot down by a night-fighter and crashed at Oostham-Langven (Limburg), 6km WSW of Leopoldsburg, Belgium. Funeral services for the three who died were held on 30 May at St-Ttuiden; their remains have since been taken to Heverlee War Cemetery.
The pictures shown for this Aircrew come from Balen Devrijd web site


The wrekage of aircraft. On this picture taken by Germans, we can see on center, the hand of W. Walely

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)
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