Wellington NC607 crashed at Kloosterhof, Maasniel (now part of Roermond).

Killed:  F/O Lowrie, F/O  Hill, F/O Turner and Sgt Ranger.

Prisoners-of-War:  F/O Booth and F/Sgt Broad.


Photo #1 Commonwealth War Graves Roermond
                         Commonwealth War Graves Roermond                           
Kapel in ’t Zand Public Cemetery, Weg langs Het Kerkhof, Roermond


It is here that Flying-Officer John William Lowrie lies, aged 22,
(his grave beside the tree)

beside him his fellow-crew members

Flying-Officer G. Hill (aged 34)    and    Flying-Officer J. K. Turner (aged 23)

and Six RAF Comrades.

Sergeant W. E. Ranger (aged 22) is buried at Venray War Cemetery



Here dead we lie
Because we did not choose
To live and shame the land
From which we sprung.

Life, to be sure,
Is nothing much to lose,
But young men think it is,
And we were young.

[A. E. Housman



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