WWII Herdenkingsmonument 5 mei 1943 - Beneden Leeuwen
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DaarZijnZeWeer
N 51° 52.896 E 005° 30.974
31U E 673182 N 5750862
Quick Description: Memorial 5 may 1943 located at the cemetary of the H. Alphonsus de Liguori church in Beneden Leeuwen.
Location: Gelderland, Netherlands
Date Posted: 2/13/2021 6:38:33 AM
Waymark Code: WM13RZQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ištván
Views: 2

Long Description:
The memorial is in honor of the resistance heroes of the May strike in 1943. 5 men were immediately shot. And 5 men were taken to a concentration camp. 1 man has returned. The other 4 did not survive.

Tekst on the left round plaque reads:
TER ERE VAN
DE 10 VERZETSHELDEN
ALS VERGELDING VOOR DE MEI-STAKING
ZIJN ER 5 OP 5 MEI 1943 GEFUSILLEERD
EN 5 MANNEN AFGEVOERD NAAR
DE SS-CONCENTRATIEKAMPEN

The plaque left under shows the pictures and names of the men who were taken to a concentration camp. 1 man has returned. The other 4 did not survive.

PIET VAN DREUMEL, BORN 21-10-1919 DOOR DE RUSSEN BEVRIJD OP 5 MEI 1945
GERT RIKKEN 18-2-1943 23-2-1945
HEND DE KOK 24-6-1924 16-3-1945
WILLEM TIJNAGEL 22-4-1924 24-3-1945
PIET HOL 6-3-1908 APRIL/MEI 1945

Tekst on the plaque in the middle reads:
TER ERE VAN
FAAN POMPEN
GEBOREN IN WAMEL OP 21-6-1888
DE MELKRIJDER DIE DOOR ZIJN HELDHAFTIG
EN ONVERZETTELIJKE OPTREDEN TIJDENS DE VERHOREN
OVER DE STAKING VAN MEI 1943 HET LEVEN REDDE
VAN 20 MENSEN DIE DOOR DE SS
EN GESTAPO ZOUDEN
WORDEN GEFUSILLEERD

Tekst on the round plaque on the right reads the names of the men who were immediately shot. In the middle a picture of Jan Walraven.
G. VAN KAMPEN
A. WIJMAN
JAN WALRAVEN
L. HENDRIKS
C. VAN EMMERLOORT

The plaque right under shows the pictures and names of the men who were immediately shot
GERRIT VAN KAMPEN 3-11-1918 5-5-1943
COR VAN EMMERLOORT 21-2-1909 5-5-1943
JAN WALRAVEN 26-4-1912 5-5-1943
ANTOON WIJMAN 26-7-1911 5-5-1943
BART HENDRIKS 10-11-1910 5-5-1943
Date of Dedication: 9/20/2020

Property Permission: Public

Access instructions: On the right of the church there is a path to the memorial and cemetary

Access times: From: 8:00 AM To: 6:00 PM

Location of waymark:
Zandstraat 77
Beneden Leeuwen, Gelderland The Netherlands
6658 CP


Commemoration: In honor of resistance heroes of the May strike 1943

Website for Waymark: Not listed

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