IJsselmeer Memorial, Harderwijk, Holland


This monument is to remember 117 crew members (from various squadrons) who lost their lives in the IJsselmeer lake.
Their names are remembered on a list on the website of the local City Museum of Harderwijk.

Photograph courtesy of Albert y Mara

F/O Reg Worthy (AE421) and crew were lost in April 1942 when their Hampden crashed into the Ijsselmeer.

Photograph courtesy of Albert y Mara

The full story of the memorial has been written by 49Sqn's good friend Erik van der Meiden. Click this link to open his story (in a new window)

This link opens an extensive photo gallery by Albert y Mara