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.

Crew:
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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Source

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