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Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence


Crew-members buried in this cemetery:

* Crew of Hampden AE197-EQ fallen to Boussu on 28/08/1942
* Crew of Lancaster DV398-KC-Z fallen to Charleroi on 20/12/1943
* Crew of Lancaster W4105-KM-X fallen to Feluy on 24/08/1942
* Crew of Whitley BD347 fallen to Fleurus on 1/08/1942
* Crew of Halifax JD108-EY-U fallen to Froidchapelle on 14/07/1943
* Crew of Halifax LW594-CO-G fallen to Grandreng on 9/05/1944
* Crew of Lancaster DV308-SR-V fallen to Grandrieu on 2/01/1944
* Crew of Halifax JD463-VR-D fallen to Ham-sur-Heure on 4/10/1943
* Crew of Halifax JD368-ZA-A fallen to Haulchin on 28/08/1943
* Crew of Lancaster R5502-OF-M fallen to Maurage on 28/08/1942
* Crew of Halifax JD262-MH-E fallen to Rance on 4/07/1943
* Crew of Halifax LK884-SE-X fallen to Rance on 9/05/1944
* Crew of Halifax HZ478-AO fallen to Solre-sur-Sambre on 4/07/1943
* Crew of Wellington DF665-VR-Q fallen to Doische on 28/08/1942
* Crew of Halifax BB204-PM fallen to Hastière on 28/08/1942
* Crew of Stirling BF329-LS-A fallen to Philippeville on 13/08/1942
* Crew of Stirling W7616-MG-C fallen to Walcourt on 24/08/1942
* Crew of Stirling W7562-HA-R fallen to Thynes on 24/08/1942
* Crew of Stirling R9164-OJ-Q fallen to Tongrinne on 17/09/1942
* Crew of Wellington X3712-VR-D fallen to Porcheresse on 30/07/1942
* Crew of Halifax HX542-NP-F fallen to Marbais on 22/03/1944
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Location information

Gosselies Communal Cemetery is located 5 km north of Charleroi. Take the E42 from Mons in the direction of Liege then exit at Gosselies onto the N5 towards Charleroi. 2 km after this junction lies the third right hand turning towards Brussels. After taking this turning the next right hand turning leads onto the chaussee de Fleurus, with the cemetery located 50 metres along this road on the left hand side. The Second World War graves are to be found in a separate plot located left of the entrance, under the trees. The First World War graves are located in a row in the east part of the cemetery. The personal memorial of Lieutenant John Edwin Pugh can be found by taking the main path from the entrance and then taking the fourth path on the left. The grave is marked by the tenth memorial on the left.

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