Addison Parker

Graveyard: Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery
Location: RR grave 68

Duty: Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Rang: Private
Registrationnumber: 14608041


Age: 20
Date of death: 05/11/1945

Son of William John and Edith Bella Parker from Turriff; Aberdeenshire.


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Adrian John Somerville-Woodiwis

Graveyard: Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery
Location: JJ grave 32

Duty: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Rang: Sergeant
Group/Regiment: 83 Sqdn.
Registrationnumber: 927551


Age: unknown
Date of death: 09/01/1941

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Alan David Wills

Graveyard: Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery
Location: JJ grave 31

Duty: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Rang: Sergeant
Group/Regiment: 78 Sqdn.
Registrationnumber: 1306085


Age: 21
Date of death: 17/08/1941

Son of David and Amelia White Wills from Easton; Bristol.


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Alan Ernest Cox

Graveyard: Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery
Location: KK grave 161

Duty: Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Rang: Serjeant
Group/Regiment: 2nd Bn.
Registrationnumber: 5116848


Age: 24
Date of death: 17/10/1944

Alan Cox Ernest sat on the St. Helen’s School in Wheathampstead. He later worked as a motor mechanic in his father’s garage business. He was a member of the Wheathampstead fire, which he joined in 1937.
In April 1940 he joined the army. At the time of his death he was responsible for an anti-tank brigade.


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Alan Jeffery Thomas

Graveyard: Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery
Location: EE grave 63

Duty: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Rang: Warrant Officer
Group/Regiment: 100 Sqdn.
Registrationnumber: 1236390


Age: 22
Date of death: 29/06/1943

Son of George F. and Lilian Thomas from Handsworth; Birmingham.


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Albert Alexander Anderson

Graveyard: Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery
Location: KK grave 246

Duty: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Rang: Leading Aircraftman
Registrationnumber: 1025567

Birthdate: 28/04/1914
City of birth and country: Salford,Lancashire UK
Date of death: 27/12/1944

Son of James Watt Anderson and Elizabeth Anderson; Husband of Lily Anderson from Salford; Lancashire.

Father James Watt Anderson born 1875 Salford,Lancashire UK. In 1939 his Dad was a Municipal Clerk Manchester Corp. Electric Dept. and was a member of the works Fire Brigade. The family were living 11 Welwyn Close, Urmston, Lancashire. His Mother was Elizabeth Murphy. Albert was born 28 April 1914 in Salford. In 1937 Albert married Lily Edwards in Salford.

Source Dorothy Ramser


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Albert Clifford Edwards

Graveyard: Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery
Location: KK grave 199

Duty: Royal Artillery
Rang: Serjeant
Group/Regiment: 2 Comp. Lt. A.A./S.L. Bty.
Registrationnumber: 871101


Age: 27
Date of death: 30/10/1944

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Albert Henry Hawes

Graveyard: Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery
Location: EE grave 23

Duty: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Rang: Sergeant
Group/Regiment: 51 Sqdn.
Registrationnumber: 1578211


Age: 21
Date of death: 26/06/1943

Son of Henry Elijah and Eliza Ann Elizabeth Hawes from Loughborough; Leicestershire.


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Albert James Ede

Graveyard: Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery
Location: EE grave 85

Duty: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Rang: Sergeant
Group/Regiment: 156 Sqdn.
Registrationnumber: 1334389


Age: 22
Date of death: 26/07/1943

Son of Albert Robert and Ellen Elizabeth Ede from Ealing; Middlesex.

On July 26 1943 crashed around 1:40 pm at Hamlet ‘t Kantje an Avro Lancaster III 156 Squadron down, flown by F / O J.M. Hudson. This night bombers were shot down over Lieshout, Elsendorp and Oisterwijk.

The aircraft was on a mission to Essen. It was first hit by a German night fighter and then attacked again by Maj Streib of 1 / NGJ. Almost the entire crew came to this crash to: pilot F / O John Melvill Hudson (21); navigator Sgt Albert James Ede (22); radio operator and gunner Sgt Harry Lewis (23); Flight Engineer Sgt Jeffrey Burroughs (21) and gunner Sgt William Edward Wakeman (21). One crew member was able to leave the plane timely K. Weaver. he was taken prisoner by the Germans.


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Albert Jones

Graveyard: Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery
Location: KK grave 186

Duty: Royal Armoured Corps
Rang: Trooper
Group/Regiment: 11th Hussars
Registrationnumber: 14559580


Age: 19
Date of death: 27/10/1944

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Albert Nicholas

Graveyard: Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery
Location: JJ grave 124

Duty: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Rang: Sergeant
Registrationnumber: 1334237


Age: 19
Date of death: 09/11/1942

Son of Albert Alfred and Emily Gertrude Nicholas from Westerham; Kent.


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Albert William Cox

Graveyard: Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery
Location: KK grave 56

Duty: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Rang: Flight Sergeant
Group/Regiment: 35 Sqdn.
Registrationnumber: 1314241


Age: 21
Date of death: 23/05/1944

Son of William and Florence Rose Cox from Parkstone; Dorsetshire.


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Alexander Armstrong Munro

Graveyard: Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery
Location: KK grave 33

Duty: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Rang: Warrant Officer
Group/Regiment: 619 Sqdn.
Registrationnumber: 1075155


Age: 31
Date of death: 04/11/1944

Son of John H. and Mary J. Munro from Bridgeton; Glasgow.


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Alexander Douglas Finlayson Alexander Douglas Finlayson

Graveyard: Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery
Location: EE grave 108

Duty: Royal Australian Air Force
Rang: Warrant Officer
Group/Regiment: 199 Sqdn.
Registrationnumber: 408569

Onderscheidingen: Distinguished Flying Medal

Age: 29
Date of death: 31/08/1943
City of death: Nederweert-Eind

Only son of Alexander Duncan and Euphemia Nicholson Finlayson from Yerong Creek; New South Wales; Australia.
Educated at Yerong Public School, Wagga High School and the Caulfield Grammar School.
W/O Finlayson was working on his fathers property before enlisting in the R.A.A.F. in March 1941.
He was the rear-gunner of a Stirling bomber, which had taken part in numerous raids over enemy territory.

Flt Sgt Gee and Finlayson crewed up together in the summer of 1942 when they were at an operational training unit, and in October 1942, started operating with an RAF Wellington Squadron. Both airmen were lost on operations over Europe in August, 1943 while flying with 199 Squadron.

On August 31, 1943 at 03:56 crashed near Schoorhoven in Nederweert-Eind (Limburg). This was originally a forest, now an open field. At the crash exploded many phosphorus bombs which leads us to suspect that they were still on the journey to Germany.
Departed from Lakenheath airfield at 00:40 for an attack on Monchengladbach and Rheydt.
Total volume of this attack were: 660 aircraft, 297 Lancasters, 185 Halifaxes, 107 Stirling, 57 Wellingtons and 14 Mosquitos.
A total of 25 aircraft were lost during this attack, 8 Halifaxes, 7 Lancasters, 6 Stirlings and 4 Wellingtons.
During the attack on Monchengladbach were 1059 buildings completely destroyed (171 industrial, 19 military and 869 houses). 117 people were killed in Monchengladbach.
During the attack on Rheydt 1280 buildings were completely destroyed, also a lot of damage was done to the track and the train station. 253 people died in Rheydt killed. During both attacks a total of 1252 people were injured.

The plane, a Short Stirling III, airborne was shot by NF Ofw. Bruno Eikmeyer the 2./NJG 1.

All 8 crew members died in the crash.

Alexander Douglas Finlayson gained an immediate DFM, on 4 June 43, for destroying a nightfighter during an operation to Dortmund in May 1943.

Photo newspaper source Dorothy Ramser


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Alexander Duncan Mcfarlane

Graveyard: Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery
Location: EE grave 24

Duty: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Rang: Sergeant
Group/Regiment: 51 Sqdn.
Registrationnumber: 1242821


Age: 23
Date of death: 26/06/1943

Son of Alexander and Rebecca Mcfarlane; Husband of Doris Irene Mcfarlane from King’s Heath; Birmingham.


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Morris, W.R.
Murray, D.E.
Moss, R.W.
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Smith, K.S.
Milton, A.T.
Havlik, O.

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