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Dutch War Grave Municipal Cemetery Nieuwe-Tonge

On the Municipal Cemetery in Nieuwe-Tonge is a Dutch war grave of a resistance fighter. This is the grave of (Jaap) Jacob Arij Verolme. Verolme was executed on November 9th 1944 on the Waalsdorpervlakte. Jaap was during World War II a member of the vigilante group in Rotterdam South. He was one day before his death arrested by the SD because he helped people in hiding.

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  • Text: TracesOfWar.nl
  • Photos: Adri Kramer