Monument voor de Gevallenen - Veenendaal NL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dreamhummie
N 52° 01.186 E 005° 32.989
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Quick Description: Monument for the Fallen located on the Stationsplein in Veenendaal, The Netherlands.
Location: Utrecht, Netherlands
Date Posted: 9/4/2021 2:04:29 AM
Waymark Code: WM14WYZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member 3l diesel
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Long Description:
"The 'Monument to the Fallen' in Veenendaal is a bronze sculpture group of a standing male figure with torch and clenched fist and a reclining male figure. Together they form a cross. The statue is placed on a light-colored travertine pedestal with a bronze plaque. Behind the statue is a black marble memorial stone in a semi-circle. The monument is 2 meters 50 high, 82 centimeters wide and 72 centimeters deep.

The text on the plaque reads:

'TO THOSE WHO FELL,
HIGH OVER QUESTIONS,
LIED AND GRAVED
CARRY YOUR SACRED FIRE:
ALL PRIVILEGE, ALL DUTY'.

The text on the left panel of the memorial stone reads:

'THE CHILDREN WHO
IN AND THROUGH THE SECOND WORLD WAR
LOST THEIR LIVES'.

In the middle it reads:

'IN MEMORY OF THE PERISHED PEATLANDERS'.

Below are listed 79 victims.

To the right it reads:

'FALLEN IN THE NETHERLANDS INDIES'.

Nine names are mentioned below."
Source and more information: (visit link)
Date of Dedication: 8/31/1951

Property Permission: Public

Access instructions: 24/7

Website for Waymark: [Web Link]

Location of waymark:
Stationsplein
Veenendaal, Utrecht, The Netehrlands
3511ED


Commemoration: Fallen residents of Veenendaal.

Access times: Not listed

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