Memorial Lancaster LM325
The memorial is created out of bricks and a remaining of the crashed Lancaster bomber at 23 June 1943 near Bunningen. The memorial is located near the Van Heemstraweg, at the hight of the H. Corneluis church in Beuningen.
The text on the memorial reads:
This propeller is the sad remaining
of an English Lancaster-bomber
which crashed 23-6-'43 in Beuningen.
Six R.A.F.-heroes died by this crash:
P/O T.B. Tomkins - Sgt. R.B. Cooper
Sgt. J. Osbborne - Sgt. V. Sugden
Sgt. E. Smith - Sgt. R.A. Waterhouse
We honor this heroes and all citizen
who gave their lives for our freedom
1940-1945 Beuningen 17-9-1950.'
- Text: Oswald Stapper
- Photos: Bob Walker
Address and contactinformation
- Van Heemstraweg
- WWII grade:
Where is it?
Sorry, no map found.
Point of interest
- My Grandad fathers brother was the Pilot (Roy Waterhouse), our family will hopefully be visiting the memorial this year. The RAF have been in contact regarding this flight.
- By: Nicholas
- City: Eastbourne
- Date and time: 06-02-2012 10:59:43
- I visited this memorial some years ago as my Uncle was a crew member who perished in the Crash. What a credit to the wonderful Dutch people, thankyou so much.
- By: p cooper
- City: Rochester
- Date and time: 27-01-2012 20:20:09
- Ranking: 5 out of 5 stars