Retzow, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

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The cemetery lies at the end of a tree lined avenue

Photographed by Malcolm Brooke
 

Photographed by Malcolm Brooke

The CWGC section is in the NE corner



From L to R:
49Sqn Camm, Palmer and four unknowns
50Sqn Hartley

Photographed by Malcolm Brooke

There are gravestones for 18 known German soldiers

Photographed by Malcolm Brooke
 

Photographed by Malcolm Brooke

Here lie in peace 18 known and numerous unknown dead

Photographed by Malcolm Brooke

To the victims of war and despotism

Photographed by Malcolm Brooke
 

The middle gravestone is marked:
"Four Airmen"......members of the crew of Lancaster JB727.
The unknown airmen commemerated above are four of the five crew members of JB727 who are unaccounted for :

F/O G.T. Young
Sgt H. Conrad
Sgt D.D.R. Dallaway
F/O R. Stobo
Sgt D.F. Prusher

There is no record/evidence as to who the four airmen were and therefore the name of the missing airman is unknown.

Photographed by Malcolm Brooke

This gravestone, second from the right, is Sgt M Hartley of DV376.
DV376 was a 50Sqn Lancaster based at Skellingthorpe which was lost on the 16th of February 1944 during a raid on Berlin.
Two further members of the crew are buried in Berlin.
 

Photographed by Malcolm Brooke

The extreme right grave is marked:
"Two Airmen"......... Unknown members of the crew of Lancaster DV376
 

Photographed by Marion Campey

The Webmaster and his wife May photographed with Herr Heinrich and Frau Margarete Ross.

Frau Ross took care of the graves in the days of the DDR when the CWGC was unable to access the cemetery.

Sgt P O Camm

F/L C J E Palmer