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War Memorial Bodegraven

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In front of the entrance to the Vredehof Cemetery is a monument for the mayor Gerrit Rokus Vonk. Plaques are attached to the sides with the names of war victims from Bodegraven.

The text on the memorial is:

IN MEMORY OF

GERRIT ROKUS VONK

MAYOR OF BODEGRAVEN
SHOT DOWN ON 20 DECEMBER 1944

Furthermore it says at the bottom:

STILL FOR A MOMENT
NEVER FORGET THE OFFERS THAT WERE MADE

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Source

  • Text: Dick de Bruijne
  • Photos: Dick de Bruijne