During a German attack on Fort Sabina inj January 1945, a Canadian soldier named Walter Frank Watson Veness was heavily injured before passing away on January 22 in the Dirksland hospital. To commemorate this a memorial was unveiled on Fort Sabina on sunday January 25, 2015.

The monument is next to the guardhouse, near the entrance of the fort.

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  • Text: Sebastiaan Kraak
  • Photos: Sebastiaan Kraak