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Memorial Killed Military Cyclists

Through the Foundation Military Cyclists a memorial is erected in the museum-area in memory of 77 Military Cyclists who were killed in May 1940.

The middle plate shows the places where they were killed. Left and right are the plates where killed Cyclists are listed by name and rank.

The formal unveiling of this monument took place on 17 September 1988 and was conducted by the retired Lieutenant Colonel G.D. Cornelissen de Beer, who was during the five day war of May 1940-First Reserve Lieutenant of 2RW.

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Source

  • Text: Barry van Veen
  • Photos: Wim Kievits