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The Airmen fallen during WW2 in Province of Vlaams Brabant
Crew of Wellington BJ831-JN fallen to Kersbeek on 25/08/1942

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Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence


* To the 150 Squadron *
* To the crash of BJ831-JN *
* To the Memorial erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

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HOLDAWAY, NEVILLE CHARLES

Sergeant, 403189, 150 sqd
Royal Australian Air Force, Australian
Buried: Coll. grave., KERSBEEK-MISKOM CHURCHYARD

Killed in action
Incident: on Wellington BJ831-JN fallen to Kersbeek on 25/08/1942
More infos about him, here
crew
MATTHEWS, KEITH LASH

Sergeant, 778843, 150 sqd
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, United Kingdom
Buried: Coll. grave., KERSBEEK-MISKOM CHURCHYARD

Killed in action
Incident: on Wellington BJ831-JN fallen to Kersbeek on 25/08/1942
More infos about him, here
crew
THOMPSON, HARRY MALFROY

Flight Sergeant, 402912, 150 sqd
Royal New Zealand Air Force, New Zealand
Buried: Coll. grave., KERSBEEK-MISKOM CHURCHYARD

Killed in action
Incident: on Wellington BJ831-JN fallen to Kersbeek on 25/08/1942
More infos about him, here
crew
MAGENIS L S

Sergeant, 150 sqd
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, United Kingdom
Buried: Glasse was interned in Camps 8B/344, PoW No.27141. Died 9 Mar45 on The Forced March. No known grave.

Prisoner of War, died in Germany as PoW
Incident: on Wellington BJ831-JN fallen to Kersbeek on 25/08/1942
More infos about him, here
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GLASSE B H

Sergeant, 150 sqd
Royal New Zealand Air Force, New Zealand
Buried: Sgt L.S.Magenis also in Camps 8B/344, PoW No.27032, also died of dysentry on The Forced March, 3Mar45.

Prisoner of War, died in Germany as PoW
Incident: on Wellington BJ831-JN fallen to Kersbeek on 25/08/1942
More infos about him, here
Sources:

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)
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