70th Anniversary Memorial service Waasmunster – crew Handley Page Hampden
This Saturday, a memorial service was held at the cemetary of Waasmunster, Belgium on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the shooting down of the a RAF Handley-Page Hampden of the 44th RAF Squadron. A memorial sign was unveiled at the gates and wreaths were laid at the graves of the four British and Canadian crew. Present were delegates from resistance and veterans organizations, the ministry of defence, the mayors of Waasmunster and Hamme and the ambassadors of Great Britain and Canada. A fly-past was done by two vintage Piper Cubs from the Belgian Airforce.
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