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Memorial Esserveld Dutch Camp Westerbork Victims

In the middle of the Esserweg Cemetery is a monument consisting of a low stone block wall and a small statue (by Willem Valk) of a female figure rising from an urn. On the wall are 45 stone plaques. Forty-three are each carved with the name of a resistance fighter who was executed and cremated at Westerbork in 1944. Two of the plaques have no name.

- Executed 25 September 1944 at Westerbork:
Venema, Pieter Berend, b. 03 Jan 1897
Dijksterhuis, Pieter Heertje, b. 28 Feb 1881
Bus, Hendrik Date, b. 05 Feb 1906
Bouma, Klaas, b. 02 Apr 1914
Rooda, Claas Joseph Cornelis, b. 06 July 1910
Kriegsman, Willem Antoon, b. 03 Apr 1916
Kriegsman, Karsien, b. 26 Sep 1884
Kooi van der, Hendrik Otto George, b. 21 Aug 1910
Barkema, Willem Christiaan Lodewijk, b. 15 Feb 1882
Barkema, Pieter Teeuwes, b. 09 Jan 1887
Smallenbroek, Jan, b. 07 June 1914
Cohen, Juljus, b. 02 May 1891 (stone without inscription)

- Executed 12 October 1944 at Westerbork:
Moerman, Johannes, b. 29 April 1919
Oosterhoff, Tonnis Pieter, b. 10 Mar 1909
Eskes, Johannes Jacobus, b. 24 Nov 1885
Oosting, Gerard Catharinus, b. 15 July 1917
Molenkamp, Harm, b. 29 Jan 1921
Weerden van, Roelof, b. 18 Dec 1897
Dijksterhuis, Jan Rengenier, b. 31 Mar 1898
Swart, Anton Gerrit, b. 25 Sep 1903
Hoving, Cornelis, b. 23 Sep 1893
Lubbers, Christinus Wieger, b. 02 Feb 1899
Bruggema, Jacob, b. 30 June 1909
Stolper, Eduard Eugen, b. 09 Nov 1888
Sneeuw, Pieter, b. 26 Mar 1895
Tuinstra, Pieter, b. 09 May 1901
Grobbe, Jan Arend, b. 18 Feb 1907
Kwast, Allard, b. 18 Jan 1902
Gjaltema, Sijtze, b. 25 May 1920

- Executed 20 October 1944 at Westerbork:
Kiers, Jan, .b. 14 Aug 1907
Kuiper, Christiaan, b. 27 Aug 1891
Medema, Jans, b. 29 Aug 1923
Nieuwkoop, Hendrik, b. 03 Jan 1925
Nocker de, Charles Henri Emile, b. 08 Jan 1926
Veerman, Jan, b. 29 Aug 1910
Moesker, Johannes, b. 29 Apr 1919
Kooiker, Roelof, b. 11 Jan 1921
Kooiker, Jan, b. 30 Mar 1890

- Executed 28 October 1944 at Westerbork:
Rots, Henri, b. 02 June 1898
Bosch van den, Iman Jacob, b. 31 May 1891
Ridder, Hendrik, b. 04 Feb 1918
Viersen, Miente, b. 16 Mar 1910
Veld ter, Derk, b. 06 June 1920
Veen, Adriaan, b. 24 Sep 1921
Gorter, Jochem Hendrik, b. 15 Sep 1905 (stone without inscription)

For their occupations and roles in the resistance, see Wikipedia: Oorlogsmonument Esserveld.

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