The plaque has been mounted in the staircase hallway of the Nautical School.
The text on the wooden plaque can be translated as follows:
the memory of the former
students of the "De Ruyterschool"
who gave their lives
for the Fatherland 1940 – 1945
Below this text the names of the 174 victims are put in bronze.
The plaque was unveiled on November 4, 1953 and is a gift of former students on the occasion of the then 50-year existence of the school. In the same year the new school in operation.
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- Text: Mia van den Berg
- Photos: Sander Jongenelen