Relation with Lake (class): Lake Area Cemetery (LAC)  
Total nr. of casualties buried here (TC): 31 end WW2, today: 1. 
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.
Post war burial site for collection and reburial from other sites: no
Cemetery with Lake casualties today: no.


Twisk is close to Medemblik. It is a 13th century hamlet with one central street and a church. There are 2 cemeteries, a modern one at the back of the church and an old churchyard in front. Here is the war grave of RAF F/Sgt. A. J. Maton, killed 17 January 1945 (Coastal Command Beaufighter NE465).

Dutch name cemetery: Twisk Hervormde kerk. 
Full name: Twisk Protestant Churchyard
Address (usable for car navigation):
Dorpsweg 130, 1676 GJ, Twisk.

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After the crash, navigator F/Sgt. Radcliff went underground with the Dutch resistance and evaded via Amsterdam.






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