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Gardenier, Louis

Date of birth:
May 26th, 1915 (Doorn, the Netherlands)
Date of death:
May 14th, 1940 (Rotterdam, the Netherlands)
Buried on:
Dutch War Cemetery Grebbeberg
Row: 13. Grave: 51.
Service number:
2613, 2 Lv.R.
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)


Louis Gardenier served as enlisted Sergeant with the 2-II-Depot Luchtstrijdkrachten (2e Compagnie IIe Luchtvaartgroep). He was seriously wounded on May 13th, 1940 during fightings at Overschie (Zestienhovense kade) and died of his wounds on May 14th. His remains were buried with military honor at the cemetery Crooswijk in Rotterdam on May 23rd, 1940 and was transferred to Nieuw Eijk en Duinen in the Hague in June. When his grave was to be removed, his remains were reinterred at the Militaire Ereveld Grebbeberg in Rhenen on May 23rd, 1995.

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