* Ceremony of solemn tribute at Rebecq on May 18th, 2022 *
* 78th anniversary of the crash of Lancaster DV309 at Westerlo, on May 22nd, 2022 *

* The monument dedicated to the 12000 Latvian Waffen SS is removed: We won! *

RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of Luxembourg:

* Return to the previous page *

Last update: 31/01/22

site search by freefind advanced

Choice your language

Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence

* To the 58 Squadron *
* To the crew of N1361-GE-F *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Whitley N1361-GE-F

cest raf squadron
Unit: 58 Squadron
Aircraft: Whitley
Code: N1361-GE-F
Base: Linton-on-Ouse
Mission: Bombing German communications
Crew officer: Fl/Lt McLAREN, IAN LEDOUX
Incident: Shot down by Flak

Location: (Prov. Luxembourg)



Airborne 2300 23May40 from Linton-on-Ouse. Crashed in the Ardennes region of Belgium. Cause of loss not established. F/L McLaren is buried in Hotton War Cemetery where he is recorded as having belonged to No.78 Sqdn.
Sgt J.Buckfield was interned in Camps 8B/L3/L1. PoW No.13091. Sgt J.R.Mirfin in Camps 8B/L1/L6/357, PoW No.13102. LAC J.Spencer in Camps 8B/L6/357, PoW No.13063. AC1 H.Wilkinson in Camsps 8B/L3/L6/357, PoW No.13106. Target also reported as La Capelle.

Sources: Traces of World War 2


The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)
Aircrew Remembered

Back to the top

"The Belgians Remember Them" - Rue Saint-Marcoult, 14 - B/7830 Silly, Belgique - Tel: +32/(0)68/286.466
Bank: BE97 0018 3886 3049 - BIC: GEBABEBB - Email: belgian.remember(at)

Reproduction or distribution in any form of texts, lists and documents presented on this site is forbidden without the express authorization of the author
© Copyright "THE BELGIANS REMEMBER THEM" - 2017, all rights reserved - for all countries

Logo Wilfred Burie Webmastering analytics