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Monument Dutch East Indies Wijchen

In the front garden of Castle Wijchen is a granite stone commemorating the soldiers from Wijchen, who died in the Dutch East Indies and Dutch New Guinea.

The text on the stone reads:

"THAT WE DON'T FORGET"

ANTONIUS RUTTEN 1947
ALBERT SPANN 1948
ANTON V.D. HIGH 1949
WILHELMUS PETERS 1962

THEY FALL IN INDONESIA."

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Source

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