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* 78th anniversary of the crash of Lancaster DV309 at Westerlo, on May 22nd, 2022 *

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The Airmen fallen during WW2 in Province of Antwerpen
Crew of Lancaster DV 309-BQ-S fallen to Westerlo on 22/05/1944

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* To the 550 Squadron *
* To the crash of DV 309-BQ-S *
* To the Memorial erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *
* Memorial where crew members missed are honored *

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SHARLAND, CLIFFORD CYRIL

Flight Sergeant, 1318198, 550 sqd
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, United Kingdom
Buried: grave IVa. E. 19., SCHOONSELHOF CEMETERY

Killed in action
Incident: on Lancaster DV 309-BQ-S fallen to Westerlo on 22/05/1944
More info about him, here
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WHITTICK, THOMAS LEONARD JOHN

Sergeant, 1852098, 550 sqd
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, United Kingdom
Buried: grave IVa. E. 18., SCHOONSELHOF CEMETERY

Killed in action
Incident: on Lancaster DV 309-BQ-S fallen to Westerlo on 22/05/1944
More info about him, here
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YOUNG, WILLIAM ARTHUR JOHN

Sergeant, 1876460, 550 sqd
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, United Kingdom
Buried: grave , SCHOONSELHOF CEMETERY

IVa. E. 16. Killed in action
Incident: on Lancaster DV 309-BQ-S fallen to Westerlo on 22/05/1944
More info about him, here


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HINDE, GEOFFREY WILLIAM

Pilot Officer, 175573, 550 sqd
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, United Kingdom
Buried: grave IVa. E. 17., SCHOONSELHOF CEMETERY

Killed in action
Incident: on Lancaster DV 309-BQ-S fallen to Westerlo on 22/05/1944
More info about him, here
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BEACHAM, ERNEST CECIL

Sergeant, 1587896, 550 sqd
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, United Kingdom
Buried: grave IVa. E. 20., SCHOONSELHOF CEMETERY

Killed in action
Incident: on Lancaster DV 309-BQ-S fallen to Westerlo on 22/05/1944
More info about him, here
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DAVIES DESMOND ROY MORGAN

Sergeant, 1575426, 550 sqd
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, United Kingdom
Honored to the Memorial of Runnymede

Killed in action - Missed
Incident: on Lancaster DV 309-BQ-S fallen to Westerlo on 22/05/1944
More info about him, here
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HUGHES DAVID

Flight Sergeant, 1133959, 550 sqd
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, United Kingdom
Honored to the Memorial of Runnymede

Killed in action - Missing
Incident: on Lancaster DV 309-BQ-S fallen to Westerlo on 22/05/1944
More info about him, here
Sources:
550 Sqd North Killingholme association
Memorial of Rebecq-Westerlo
The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)
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