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War Memorial Holten

In Holten is a War Memorial for victims of the Second World War and one fallen soldier during the police actions in the Dutch East Indies.

On the column of the monument are the names of the fallen in the May days of 1940:
OUR CHAMBERADES
J. AAFTINK
H. KLEIN-HORSMAN
A. KOOPMAN
G.J. PAALMAN
F.J. RENSEN
A.W. WECH STACK
B.J. FROM SUN

HOLTEN THE DEMOBOLIZED

To the left of the column the plaque:
H. GRANDHERD
E. KOOPMAN
A. SCHIPPER

RESISTANCE

At the bottom of the column the text:
IN MEMORY
TOGETHER 38 MURDERED
JEWISH VILLAGE PEOPLE
1940 - 1945

Straight from the column the plaque:
LT. G.H. PAALMAN
J. MEERMAN

DUTCH INDIES

At the bottom of the monument is:
PRO PATRIA IN MEMORIAM

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Source

  • Text: Dick de Bruijne
  • Photos: Dick de Bruijne