At the graveside ceremony held at Englændergraven, Tarm, on 12 March 2015, official speeches were given by dignitaries on behalf of the Australian government, the British Government, and the local municipality.
At the post-ceremony reception at Bechs Hotel, Tarm, speeches were given by family members of the crew of ME449 and by Danish eye witnesses.
Speeches by Dignitaries
Ceremonimeister for the Ceremony
Toastmaster for the Reception
SPEECHES BY FAMILY MEMBERS OF ME449 CREW
Speeches by family members of crew who died on 12 March 1945
Speeches by family members of crew who survived 12 March 1945
son of Stan Slater
son of Thomas Fairclough
daughter of Merv Bertie
daughter of Stoney Mitchell
No members of Ken Foster’s family were able to attend the 70th Anniversary Event. Go to 70th Crew Families to see photos of all the family members who attended the 70th Anniversary Event.
SPEECHES BY DANISH EYE WITNESSES
eyewitness of nightfighter attack
responder to crash site
first helper of Stoney Mitchell and Merv Bertie