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Oorlogsmonument - Ruinerwold NL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dreamhummie
N 52° 42.784 E 006° 14.874
32U E 314102 N 5843906
Quick Description: WWII Oorlogsmonument located at Kerkweg near Ruinerwold, The Netherlands.
Location: Drenthe, Netherlands
Date Posted: 3/10/2015 2:28:37 PM
Waymark Code: WMNG7V
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member 3l diesel
Views: 2

Long Description:

The war memorial in Ruinerwold (municipality De Wolden) was established in memory of nine citizens who during World War II by acts of war were killed.

The names of the nine victims read:

E. de Boer, H. Ham, B. Knol, J. Kraal, H. Remmelts, H. Smid, J. Smilde, P. Stevens en H. v.d. Wal.

The war memorial is a black granite memorial stone, flanked by a lower stone of the same material. The memorial is a sandstone slab combined with a text and a logo.

The text on the plaque reads:

'1940 - 1945
VOOR HEN DIE VIELEN

E. DE BOER H. REMMELTS RMZN.
H. HAM H. SMID
B. KNOL P. STEVENS
J. KRAAL H. V.D. WAL
J. SMILDE'.

The war memorial stands at the General Cemetery in Ruinerwold. Here is also an Allied honorary grave.

 

Source and more info see line website for waymark.

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Property Permission: Public

Access instructions: No problem to get here, free parking at the entrance.

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

Website for Waymark: [Web Link]

Location of waymark:
Kerkweg
Ruinerwold, The Netherlands
7961AA


Commemoration: Civilian casualties.

Date of Dedication: Not listed

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