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Dutch War Graves Zorgvlied Cemetery

The cemetery Zorgvlied contains the following Dutch war graves:

Grave crew member Fokker T-V 654
The Fokker TV854 was shot after a successful bombing of Waalhaven. After this bombing, the aircraft was attacked by a group of six BF-109s and crashed at Oud-Beijerland at the Hoekse-Waard. Only Sergt den Hartog could bale out with his parachute and was seriously injured when landing. The other four crew members were killed.

Res.2e Lt.Vl wrn F.H.Stovelaar VK (buried at this cemetery).
1e Lt.Vl wrn ( KNIL ) W.J.E.K˙nzel VK (buried at Grebbeberg cemetery row 3a grave 52 (photo 3).
Sergt.maj.-Vl. A.J.C. Oostindië KV
Dpl. sergt.-boordtelegrafist P. Boon (buried at Grebbeberg cemetery row 9 grave 45).
Dpl. segrt.-boordtel/boordschutter J.den Hartog.

Other Dutch war graves
Some graves date 7 May 1945, because of the fights on that day, two days after the liberation of The Netherlands. A helmet is placed on the graves.

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  • Text: Lammert Melk & Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Lammert Melk (1,2) & Toon van de Laarschot (3,4,5)

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