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Plaque Father Alphonsus Averdieck Roosendaal

This plaque commemorates the executed resistance fighter Father Alphonsus Gerardus Averdieck. Father Alphonsus helped people seeking for hiding from both Dutch and allies. This help for others became his own death.

Dutch text on the Plaque (translated to English):

OBITUARY
FATHER ALPHONSUS OCR
GERARDUS AVERDIECK
BORN 2-6-1899
EXECUTED IN VUGHT 11-8-1944
THE MOTHERLAND FAITHFUL
IN TO THE DEATH!

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Source

  • Text: TracesOfWar.nl
  • Photos: Ja Taheij