The graves of Bonathan, Hemery, Leek and Willey at Stavne Cemetery in Trondheim
Haramsøy 22.July 2002 photos Kjell Sørensen
The memorial to the crew from AM713 at Haramsøy

Lockheed Hudson Mk.V Hestevollane, Haramsøy

608."North Riding" Squadron RAF Coastal Command AM713 UL-T 20.4 1942

Took off from Wick 10:06. Reported missing off the coast of Norway on a shipping strike. Warrant Officer Pilot Lewis Clifford Bonathan. Flight Sergeant Pilot Albert Anthony Hemery.(RCAF from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) Sergeant W.Op./Air Gnr.Bernhard Harry Leek.
Flight Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.) Thomas Edward Willey. All four rest in Stavne Cemetery, Trondheim.

No.608 Sqdn lost two Hudsons on this date. AM810 UL-F failed to return from a sortie off Norway. This aircraft took off from Wick 16:16.
P/O John Ernest Wardman(21) MID. F/SGT David Robert Wilson(21). Sgt Douglas Frederick Williams(24). Sgt Laurence D'Arcy Walker(21). F/Sgt Wilson rest in Sola Churchyard, Stavanger. The others are commmemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

Haramsøy 21.April 2007 photos Kjell Sørensen
UL-T crashed on top of this hill in heavy fog.
Many parts of the Hudson went tumbling down this gorge.
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