Relation with Lake (class): Other Cemetery in Area (OCA)  
Total nr. of casualties buried here (TC): 6 end WW2, today: 6. 
Lake casualties, initially, end WW2 (LC-I): 0
Unknown today: 0
of which unknown from Lake (LC-U): 0
of which unknown from North Sea (NS-U): 0
Initial burial site in WW2: yes.
Post war burial site for collection and reburial from other sites: no
Cemetery with Lake casualties today: no.



             
WINKEL (NIEUWE NIEDORP) PROTESTANT CHURCHYARD

Small cemetery in the North. Rare in the way that the local monument from 1940 is still here and not replaced by the standard CWGC headstones. The crew of Wellington R9286 of 115 Sqn was buried here with all honours after a night-crash in a field nearby. The engraver of the stone had not enough knowledge of the English language (as most people in those days). He phonetically heard the text and chose in stead of 'Y' the Dutch letter combination i + j in 'MAIJ THEIJ REST IN PEACE' on the stone. It even looks ecclesiastical and more solemn. Below on the stone is engraved: "In grateful memory of the six English airmen that fell in our community for our freedom".

   


Dutch name cemetery: Lucas Church, Protestant Begr. Pl.  
Full name: Winkel General Cemetery.
Address (usable for car navigation):
Dorpsstraat 173, Winkel (Nieuwe Niedorp)

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 Photo right. Crashed aircraft with propeller standing upright, this church is in the background.


  


























 

















 





















 























  
























  










































































































































































































































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The other Field Graves and non-CWGC grave markers:


File 873 - Zuidoostbeemster. Field grave Blenheim R3892, 19 August 1940. http://www.zzairwar.nl/dossiers/873.html

File 861 - South-W Nieuwe Niedorp. Field grave Wellington T2990, Nov. 1940. http://www.zzairwar.nl/dossiers/861.html

File 994 - Hieslum/Parrega Churchyard. Lancaster ED589, 13/14 May 1943. http://www.zzairwar.nl/dossiers/994.html

File 871 - Breukelen Old General Cemetery. Spitfire RK860, 25 March 1945. http://www.zzairwar.nl/dossiers/871.html

File 880 - Wapenveld Cemetery. Halifax DT795, 03/04 April 1943. http://www.zzairwar.nl/dossiers/880.html

File 864 - Egmond-Binnen. F/O Hamilton, 6 October 1938. http://www.zzairwar.nl/dossiers/864.html

File 901 - Bunschoten/Spakenburg. Spitfire TB359, 07 April 1945. http://www.zzairwar.nl/dossiers/901.html

File 926 - Bovenkarspel/Broekerhaven. F/O Evans. Stirling LK195, Nov. 1944. http://www.zzairwar.nl/dossiers/926.html

File 898 - Vredenhof Cemetery Schiermonnikoog Island. http://www.zzairwar.nl/dossiers/898.html