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HOLTEN GENERAL CEMETERY, NETHERLANDS

Compiled & Copyight © Wlodek Borzy 2008

Holten is a village 20 kilometres east of the town of Deventer, on the main A1 motorway from Amsterdam to Bremen in Germany. The general cemetery is located in the Kerkhofsweg by the church. There are thirteen 1939-1945 war casualties commemorated in this site.

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DAVIES, DFC

William Twiston

Squadron Leader (Pilot) 42204, 138 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 30th July 1942. Aged 23. Son of Alfred and Mabel Anne Davies, of Chester. Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (D.F.C.). Plot 15. Grave 7. See also Tempsford 1942.

FRANKLIN

Leonard Sidney

Flight Sergeant (Observer) 744909, 138 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 30th July 1942. Aged 28. Son of Tom and Elizabeth Franklin; husband of Gladys Ellen Franklin,of Southend-on-Sea, Essex. Plot 15. Grave 5. See also Tempsford 1942.

GRAY

Trevor Morgan

Flight Sergeant (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) 970472, 138 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 30th July 1942. Plot 15. Grave 3. See also Tempsford 1942.

HAMBLY

Leslie Joseph

Sergeant (Air Gunner) 3010857, 9 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 24th September 1944. Aged 19. Son of John C. and Ruth Hambly, of Millom, Cumberland. Plot 15. Grave 12.

HARDING

Louis Arthur

Flight Lieutenant (Navigator) 574158, 9 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 24th September 1944. Plot 15. Joint grave 13

HAYWARD

Maurice Edward

Sergeant (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) 1602875, 9 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 24th September 1944. Aged 21. Son of Maurice and Edith Hayward, of Ludgershall, Wiltshire. Plot 15. Joint grave 13.

KERRY

Edward Henry

Sergeant (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) 927015, 138 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 30th JUly 1942. Aged 21. Son of Edward Kerry,and of Edith Emily Kerry, of Filkins, Oxfordshire. Plot 15. Grave 4. See also Tempsford 1942.

SAUNDERS

Frank Alfred

Sergeant (Air Gunner) 1803522, 9 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 24th September 1944. Aged 30. Son of Andrew and Mary Ann Saunders; husband of Ellen Smith Edwards Saunders,of West Kensington, London. Plot 15. Grave 10.

SCOTT

Charles Berrie

Flight Lieutenant (Pilot) 176377, 9 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 24th September 1944. Aged 22. Son of John Moffat Scott and Helen McCredie Berrie Scott, of Glassgow. His brother John Simon also fell. Plot 15. Grave 15.

SIMKIN

Jack Edward

Sergeant (Flight Engineer) 1448546, 9 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 24th September 1944. Aged 23. Son of Charles Frederick and Mary Simkin, of Seaford, Sussex. Plot 15. Grave 14.

STATON

Derrick Frank

Sergeant (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) 1378512, 138 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 30th July 1942. Aged 24. Son of Stanley Staton, and of Edith Jane Staton, of Gidea Park, Romford, Essex, husband of Dorothy P. Staton. Plot 15. Grave 2. See also Tempsford 1942.

WOOD

Geoffrey Barrington

Sergeant (Air Gunner) 1215744, 138 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 30th July 1942. Aged 20. Son of Bernard and Eleanor Wood, of Halifax. Plot 15. Grave 6. See also Tempsford 1942.

WRIGHT

Philip Thomas

Sergeant (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) 960409, 138 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 30th July 1942. Aged 22. Son of Phillip John Wright and of Daisy Blanche Wright (nee Leggett), of Ovington, Norfolk. Plot 15. Grave 1. See also Tempsford 1942.

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