It was a privilege to be able to stand side by side in remembrance with members of the crews families, the Dutch Air Force and the Royal Air Force

Surgeon Sub Lieutenant Catherine Moore

In his time at Trinity College, Young was a member of the winning crew of the 1938 Boat Race and qualified as a pilot through the University Air Squadron.

The 617 Squadron Netherlands Aircrew Memorial Foundation created a beautiful day in the serene setting of Castricum an Zee and at the Bergen General Cemetery.

The bravery of the men and the grief suffered by their families were remembered in speeches made and wreathes laid.

It was a privilege to be able to stand side by side in remembrance with members of the crews families, the Dutch Air Force and the Royal Air Force.