A brick laid wall has a cross in the middle of the monument.
On both sides of this cross two plaques have been mortared with texts that can be translated as follows:
To the left hand side of the cross on the main monument:
In memory of those
that fell in the resistance
1940 – 1945
On the right hand side of the cross the names of nine victims:
J. van der Linden
The text on the plaque to the left of the main monument:
They did not return
Second World War 1940 - 1945
P. de Kok 07-06-1919 – 05- 03 1941 Atlantic Ocean
J.A. van Huuksloot 18-08-1916 – 27-02-1942 Java Sea
J. van der Hoek 09-07-1921 – 09-03-1942 Bali Sea
K. Vos 03-08-1918 – 15-01- 1943 Tavoy
C. Booij 24-09-1917 – 12-03-1943 Birma
The text on the plaque to the right of the main monument is dedicated to the victims that did not return from their mission in the Dutch East Indies during the years 1945 – 1950.
All the way to the right there is a somewhat tilted plaque for a single Australian pilot of a shot down Spitfire that died and four victims of a crashed American Liberator.
The somewhat worn text can be translated as follows:
Fallen for our freedom
Royal Australian Air Force
Spitfire XVI SM473
No. 603 Squadron
17 March 1945
Warrant Officer Jack Dawson Green
United States Air Force
Liberator B24H 42-94941
446 Bomb Group. 705 Bomb Squadron
5 April 1945
Second Lieutenant Robert W. Lajoie
Staff Sergeant Darell A. Waas
Staff Sergeant Leo R. Coyle jr.
Sergeant Raymond G. Theisen
Unites States of America
No one has greater love than this, to lay down his life for his friends.
Joh.15 ‘ 13
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- Text: Mia van den Berg
- Photos: Dick de Bruijne (1), Mia van den Berg (2, 3, 4, 5)