Marleen Klewais

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This lady also took some lovely photos of the memorial ceremony for 320 Squadron veterans at Amersfoort Rusthof, Leusden on 2 May. She was kind enough to share them with the organiser, and I hope she doesn’t mind if I show them to you. Here they are on his website…

https://plus.google.com/photos/111751568475342322625/albums/6144351870236342593?authkey=CKyMxeLxjcilbQ

…and here’s a short video from a local newspaper featuring Andre Hissink, the 95 year-old 320 Squadron veteran who flew over from Canada especially to pay tribute to his colleagues, including Johannes ‘Joop’ Jillings, who didn’t make it out of the plane…

http://www.gooieneemlander.nl/regionaal/eemland/article27385850.ece/Erkenning-voor-mannen-van-kaliber-oorlogsheld-Soldaat-van-Oranje?lref=vptop

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Flypasts Netherlands Sat 2 and Mon 4 May


(Photo: Frank Crebas)

Sat 2 May: The latest information is that the SKHV’s B-25 Mitchell will overfly the 320 Squadron Leusden ceremony, whereas their Spitfire will escort the BBMF’s Lancaster PA474 in flying over several other ceremonies, including the one at Giessenburg.

Mon 4 May: The SKHV’s B-25 Mitchell and their Spitfire will fly together.

Visiting the Giessenburg ceremony?

William Albert Stanley Herbert

There’s a man of this name, going by ‘W.A.S.Herbert’ or ‘WASH’, who wrote a couple of books on cartooning and caricature which were published by Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons Ltd. in London.

Here’s one of them…

http://www.fulltable.com/VTS/aoi/h/wash/a.htm

Is this the same man as the one in George Racine Herbert’s tree, the tax inspector who had retired by the time of his wife Olive’s probate?