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623923   Sergeant Thomas Nelson
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 158 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (British Air Force)
Died: 20/02/1944 (Killed in Action)
Age: 23
Summary      
Sergeant (Air Gunner) Thomas Nelson was born in Cookstown. He was the son of Thomas J. & Sarah Nelson, Larne, and the husband of Mary Nelson, and nephew of Mrs. E. Scott, Moneymore Road Cookstown. He was killed on 20th February 1944, aged 23.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Hanover War Cemetery
  Hanover, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen)
Grave Ref: Grave 5-C-6
CWGC Casualty 2074979
Summary      
The city of Hannover lies in the north of Germany approx 290kms west of Berlin. From the A2 motorway Dortmund to Berlin take exit 42 (Ausfahrt 42) HANNOVER-HERRENHAUSEN / GARBSEN-OST (CWGC sign) and follow the B6 direction HANNOVER-ZENTRUM. Continue along the B6 for approx 1.5kms and turn right onto L395 STOCKNERSTRASSE (CWGC sign) direction AHLEM. Continue for approx 3.5kms then turn left onto KLOCKNERSTRASSE (CWGC Signposted) Continue for approx 800m then turn left onto B441 AHLEMERSTRASSE direction HANNOVER (CWGC sign) road name changes to WUNSTORFER LANDSTRASSE. After approx 1km turn right onto RICHARD-LATTORFSTRASSE (CWGC sign) and continue for approx 800m. Turn right onto HEISTERBERGALLEE (CWGC sign) and continue for approx 1km. The cemetery can be found on the right.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Cookstown Cenotaph World War II Cookstown