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Commonwealth War Graves Zaamslag

On Zaamslag General Cemetery are the graves of three soldiers from the United Kingdom, marked by a permanent private memorial.

The text on the monument is:

THEY FELL FOR OUR LIBERTY

Driver JOSEPH ALLAN T.14544796
Unit 297 COY R.A.S.C.
Born 20-12-1924 in Newcastle-on-Tyne
Killed in Action 2-11-1944
 
Lieut DERRICK GEORGE GOOCH NO. 299630
Unit 297 COY R.A.S.C.
Born 7/21/1924 in Lowestoft
Killed in Action 2-11-1944

L / Sgt RONALD FAST M.M.R.E
26 Assault S.Q.
1886350 Methodist
Born 21-3-1919 in Hull
Killed in Action 26-10-1944

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Source

  • Text: Dick de Bruijne
  • Photos: Dick de Bruijne (1,2) Fedor de Vries (3) & Mia van den Berg (4,5)