verwehte-spuren
  Schoonebeek
 
Kriegsgräber:


Auf dem Friedhof am Kerkhoflaan in Schoonebeek befinden sich 24 Gräber mit alliierten Soldaten (13 von der Royal Air Force, 7 von der Royal Canadian Air Force und 4 von der Royal Australian Air Force) und 1 Grab von einem niederländischen Soldaten. Des Weiteren befindet sich vor der Grabreihe ein Gedenkstein. Die beiden Schilder hängen am Eingang zum Friedhof.


Auf dem oberen Schild steht Folgendes:

Oorlogsgraven
van het  Gemenebest

Commonwealth
War Graves


Auf dem unteren Schild steht Folgendes:

Nederlands
oorlogsgraf

OORLOGS
GRAVEN
STICHTING
oorlogsgravenstichting.nl



Bild von dem Gedenkstein und der Grabreihe.



Bild von dem Gedenkstein, der vor der Grabreihe liegt.


Auf dem Gedenkstein steht Folgendes:

DEDICATED TO THOSE MEN OF THE ALLIED AIR FORCES
WHO SERVED DURING WORLD WAR II
AND TO THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
LEST WE FORGET
+                                                                                                    +
TER NAGEDACHTENIS AAN DIE MANNEN
DIE DIENDEN BIJ DE GEALLIEERDE LUCHTMACHT
TIJDENS DE 2e WERELDOORLOG
EN AAN DEGENEN DIE HUN LEVEN GAVEN
OPDAT WE HEN NIET VERGETEN



Bild von der Grabreihe mit 25 Grabsteinen.


Auf den 25 Grabsteinen steht von links nach rechts Folgendes:

KONINKRIJK
DER NEDERLANDEN
R. MEIJERING
SOLD. 1-1-34 R. I.
8-4-1909
10-5.1940

1451249 WARRANT OFFICER
J. A. HAUGH
NAVIGATOR
ROYAL AIR FORCE
23RD APRIL 1945   AGE 22
+
KEEP FATH WITH ME,
I GAVE MY LIFE
SO THAT YOU MIGHT LIVE YOURS

FLYING OFFICER
G. R. NOWELL
PILOT
ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE
23RD APRIL 1945   AGE 21
+
THE MEMORY FADES
AND LIFE DEPARTS
YOU TILL LIVE FOREVER
IN OUR HEARTS

R.157740 FLIGHT SERGEANT
W. L. J. CLARK
AIR BOMBER
ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE
2ND JANUARY 1944   AGE 22
+
LOVE'S GREATEST GIFT,
REMEMBRANCE

FLYING OFFICER
A. J. SALABA
NAVIGATOR
ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE
2ND JANUARY 1944
+

1337836 SERGEANT
B. S. J. WEST
WIRELESS OPERATOR / AIR GUNNER
ROYAL AIR FORCE
2ND JANUARY 1944
+

1818766 SERGEANT
R. E. WATTS
AIR GUNNER
ROYAL AIR FORCE
2ND JANUARY 1944   AGE 33
+

1603616 SERGEANT
L. G. R. MILLER
FLIGHT ENGINEER
ROYAL AIR FORCE
2ND JANUARY 1944
+

FLYING OFFICER
T. H. DONNELLY, DFM.
PILOT
ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE
2ND JANUARY 1944   AGE 23
+
AT THE GOING DOWN
OF THE SUN
AND IN THE MORNING
WE WILL REMEMBER THEM

R.186556 SERGEANT
R. ZIMMER
AIR GUNNER
ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE
2ND JANUARY 1944
+

FLYING OFFICER
B. K. PETYT
AIR BOMBER
ROYAL AIR FORCE
18TH NOVEMBER 1943   AGE 20
+
WE WILL KEEP
HIS MEMORY GOLDEN
AND KEEP ALIVE HIS PRIDE

1144632 SERGEANT
A. E. ROSEN
WIRELESS OPERATOR / AIR GUNNER
ROYAL AIR FORCE
18TH NOVEMBER 1943   AGE 21
*
ALWAYS REMEMBERD
BY HIS SORROWING MOTHER,
BROTHER, RELATIVES
AND FRIENDS

1101786 SERGEANT
C. H. DOWNS
AIR GUNNER
ROYAL AIR FORCE
18TH NOVEMBER 1943   AGE 25
MY SON,
ONLY ONE TO ALL THE WORLD
BUT ALL THE WORLD TO ME

R.128322 WARRANT OFFICER II
G. P. HERMAN
AIR GUNNER
ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE
18TH NOVEMBER 1943
+

FLYING OFFICER
G. D. SPYERS
NAVIGATOR
ROYAL AIR FORCE
18TH NOVEMBER 1943   AGE 35
+

1684563 SERGEANT
K. JONES
FLIGHT ENGINEER
ROYAL AIR FORCE
18TH NOVEMBER 1943   AGE 20
+
IN MEMORY OF DEAR KEN.
"WAITING IN A HOLY STILLNESS,
WRAPT IN SLEEP"
MOTHER, DAD, ALEC.

1210420 FLIGHT SERGEANT
G. H. GITTINS   D.F.M.
AIR GUNNER
ROYAL AIR FORCE
18TH NOVEMBER 1943   AGE 21
+

FLYING OFFICER
C. P. MC MANUS
PILOT
ROYAL AIR FORCE
18TH NOVEMBER 1943   AGE 25
+
SACRED TO THE MEMORY
OF OUR DEAR SON
AND BROTHER "CHA"
"THY WILL BE DONE" R.I.P

411839 FLIGHT SERGEANT
J. S. BIFFEN
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE
24TH MAY 1943   AGE 21
+
THE PATH OF DUTY
IS THE WAY TO GLORY
"THY WILL BE DONE"

421066 FLIGHT SERGEANT
C. S. WRIGHT
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE
24TH MAY 1943   AGE 25
+
HIS DUTY NOBLY DONE.
LOVED IN LIFE,
HONOURED IN DEATH

R.152317 FLIGHT SERGEANT
F. W. RALPH
AIR GUNNER
ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE
24TH MAY 1943
+

1040539 SERGEANT
E. ROWLANDS
FLIGHT ENGINEER
ROYAL AIR FORCE
24TH MAY 1943
+

405966 FLIGHT SERGEANT
B. M. T. DAVIS
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE
24TH MAY 1943   AGE 20
+
"DEAR TO OUR MEMORY
THAN WORDS CAN TELL"
MOTHER

412411 FLIGHT SERGEANT
K. D. DYCE
ROYAL AUSTRAILIAN AIR FORCE
24TH MAY 1943   AGE 21
+
"GREATER LOVE
HATH NO MAN THAN THIS..."
ST. JOHN, XV.13

PILOT OFFICER
A. CARTER
PILOT
ROYAL AIR FORCE
21ST DECEMBER 1941
+



Weiteres Bild von der Grabreihe mit 25 Grabsteinen.



At the going down of the sun and in the morning: We will remember them
 
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