Markelo General Cemetery

Markelo is a village and commune 23 kilometres south-west of Hengelo, on the Hengelo-Deventer road. The cemetery lies about 1 kilometre east of Markelo, on the southern side of the road to Goor. The British plot is in a prominent position north-east of the entrance.

Of the 17 burials in this site, 2 airmen from the United Kingdom, whose graves could not be individually identified are commemorated by special memorials inscribed "Buried near this spot."

No. of Identified Casualties: 17

No Name Rank Service# Regiment Date of Death Age Grave
1 BURBIDGE, KENNETH ALFRED Flight Sergeant (Pilot) 412200 Royal New Zealand Air Force 23/06/1943 22 Plot 4. Row C. Grave 13
2 CAMERON, GIBSON Sergeant (Air Gnr.) 1304742 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 23/06/1943 23 Plot 4. Row C. Joint grave 11-12
3 ELLIOTT, PETER CAMPBELL Squadron Leader (Pilot) 42401 Royal Air Force 01/03/1943 - Plot 4. Row A. Grave 5
4 KELLY, DENIS Sergeant (Air Gnr.) 1384311 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 01/03/1943 - Plot 4. Row A. Grave 1
5 LEGG, KENNETH GEORGE Sergeant (Air Gnr.) 539691 Royal Air Force 24/05/1943 - Plot 4. Row B. Grave 8
6 LOCKEY, GEORGE Sergeant (Flt. Engr.) 1142645 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 23/06/1943 - Plot 4. Row C. Grave 15
7 MARTIN, DONALD ERNEST Flight Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.) 413872 Royal New Zealand Air Force 23/06/1943 26 Plot 4. Row C. Grave 16
8 McEWIN, ANDREW JAMES Flight Sergeant (Air Bomber) 417077 Royal New Zealand Air Force 23/06/1943 25 Plot 4. Row C. Grave 14
9 MILLER, ROBERT SYDNEY GEORGE Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.) 1313750 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 24/05/1943 21 Plot 4. Row B. Grave 9
10 MOUNSEY, WILLIAM NORMAN Flying Officer (Pilot) 124550 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 24/05/1943   Sp. Mem. 'C'. Plot 4. Row B. Grave 7
11 PIERPOINT, HARRY Sergeant (Air Gnr.) 1181213 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 24/05/1943 27 Plot 4. Row B. Grave 6
12 SANKEY, THOMAS NEVILLE Flight Sergeant (Air Gnr.) 612042 Royal Air Force 01/03/1943   Plot 4. Row A. Grave 3
13 SHAW, KENNETH FAZACKERLEY Sergeant (Air Gnr.) 1132866 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 23/06/1943 22 Plot 4. Row C. Joint grave 11-12
14 SLOMAN, GEORGE SARSFIELD Flight Sergeant 403036 Royal Australian Air Force 01/03/1943 23 Plot 4. Row A. Grave 4
15 WATTS, STANLEY LANGFORD CONWAY Flight Sergeant (Flt. Engr.) 216038 Royal Air Force 01/03/1943 - Plot 4. Row A. Grave 2
16 WHITAKER, WILLIAM BUTLER Flying Officer (Nav.) 130596 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 24/05/1943 22 Sp. Mem. 'C'. Plot 4. Row B. Grave 10
17 WILCOCKSON, WALTER FREDERICK Flight Sergeant (Nav.) 42314 Royal New Zealand Air Force 23/06/1943 34 Plot 4. Row C. Grave 17

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