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Chuchyard Zonnebeke Grave Sergeant Leppens

Zonnebeke cemetery contains the grave of sergeant Jan Jozef Leppens of the 3rd Lanciers.
He was born in Oud-Turnhout (Oosthoven) on February 25, 1917 and died on May 25, 1940 in Zonnebeke while defending the railway line between Zonnebeke and Gheluwe (Frezenberg).
He was hit by a bullet in the forehead.

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  • Text: Jhonny Bastiaensen
  • Photos: Jhonny Bastiaensen
  • Heemkundekring Corsendonca Oud-Turnhout