|Monument Name||T/R Number|
|Monument Allied Airmen||T3107|
|Oude Bosweg 8 (Hunterpad)||Oude Willem||8439 SN||Drenthe|
The 'Monument to Allied Airmen' in the township Oude Willem comprises an erratic boulder, on which a copper plaque is attached. The plaque bears the names of seven allied airmen (six Canadians, one Brit) who are buried at the Municipal Cemetery in Diever.
The monument commemorates the crash of a Halifax of the Royal Canadian Airforce, on November 3nd 1943. It is placed at the crashsite in the forest near the township Oude Willem. The aircraft had taken off that day at 16.33 hrs, from its base Middleton St. George, (county Durham) , England and was downed by a German nightfighter at 19.00 hrs. The mission comprised 776 bombers, of which 764 were to attack Berlin, and 12 had Leverkusen as target.