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Remembrance Column Geeraert - War Dead and Veterans

This is a sepulchral monument at the cemetery of Nieuwpoort where Belgian veterans of World War I and World War II are buried. Hendrik Geeraert (1863-1925), the men who opened the sluices of Nieuwpoort and stoppend the German advance, is also buried here.

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  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Jhonny Bastiaensen