Gateway School 1931-34
Died Sergeant Grace was one of the crew of Lancaster ED979 that took off from RAF Woodhall Spa at 22:58 hours on the 28th June 1943. The aircraft, on an operation to Cologne in Germany, was shot down by a German night-fighter piloted by Major Guenther Radusch and crashed at 02:14 hours on the 29th June near Eindhoven in the Netherlands. Sergeant Grace is buried in Eindhoven General Cemetery, Netherlands, Plot E.E., Grave 41.
Almost four-fifths of the men buried here belonged to the air forces, and lost their lives in raids over this part of Holland or in returning from Germany, between 1941 and 1944. Men of the land forces who are buried here died between September 1944 and May 1945. The 79th and 86th British General Hospitals were located at. Eindhoven during almost all that period. There are now nearly 700, 1939-45 war casualties commemorated in this site.