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Memorials to RAF Airmen erected in Province of Luxembourg
Halifax HR872-LQ-K

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Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence


* To the 405 Squadron *
* To the crash of HR872-LQ-K *
* To the crew concerned *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

poppiesThe Memorial dedicated to the Airmenpoppies
of Halifax HR872-LQ-K fallen to Awenne on 10/08/1943



We remember Them

A humble cross brought by the inhabitants of Awenne has been kept at these places, which have been rehabilitated by the staff of the Provincial Estate of Mirwart.
On the initiative of the Commune of Saint-Hubert and its workers who arranged the accesses, A memorial stele was inaugurated on September 15, 2012, in the presence of a 31-person delegation composed of the families of Allied airmen and a 405 Squadron veteran to whom the crew belonged. The Ambassador of the United Kingdom, the representative of the Canadian Embassy, the delegations of the 405 Squadron, the British Legion, the 2° Wing Tactique de Florennes, the Patriotic Associations, the Ardennes Hunters attended this ceremony followed by a large crowd.
At the initiative of these same families, a maple tree, emblematic of Canada, and heather from Scotland now connect these men to their respective homeland. The airmen were buried in the cemetery of Florennes where the families went to meditate on the graves in an unspeakable emotion.
ACCESS: take the N803 connection Saint-Hubert - Rochefort, a small parking is on the right at the kilometer post 4Km 300, pass the gate (perch) you still 250 m to do on foot.

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