The British soldiers were killed by a bomb during the creation of an temporary bridge over the canal South - Beveland by British Genietroepen, at the place where the original Vlakebrug was destroyed.
The temporary bridge and surrounding area was also attacked with machine-guns.
The citizen Kruiningen was hit by a bullet and died later to his injuries.

Text on the graves:
14333472 Gunner

G.W.T. Hartley
Royal Artillery
29th oktober 1944 Age 20

1148256 Gunner

J.C. Richard
Royal Artillery
29th oktober 1944 Age 32

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Source

  • Text: Mia van den Berg
  • Photos: Mia van den Berg