OOSTKERKE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pictures courtesy of Johan Pauwels
The village of
Oosterke is about 5 kilometres north-west of the town of Diksmuide , off the
N35 road which runs between Diksmuide and Nieuwpoort. Driving from Diksmuide
go through the village of Kaaskerke and cross the railway, take the next
turning on the left to Oostkerke, this is called Lettenburgstraat. Follow this
into the village and at the crossroads turn left into Cayennestraat. The
cemetery is on the left directly after a large barn. The grave is located at
the bottom of the cemetery next to three military crosses.
90129 Flying Officer Charles Augustus Lee Steere, Pilot in 601 Squadron, Royal Air Force (Auxiliary Air Force), died 27th May 1940, aged 29. Son of Ernest Augustus and Bridget Yelverton Lee Steere; husband of Patience Hargreaves Lee Steere, of Ockley, Surrey.