Category: Nieuws

[Photos] Strijen Remembrance 1941-2021

August 12, 1941 – August 12, 2021, by Wout Moret Commemoration ceremony to mark the 80th anniversary of the RAF’s Bristol Blenheim on 12 August 2021 that crashed just next to the entrance to the harbor at Strijensas, killing all three crew members. By 2 pm the following people are present at the cemetery of […]

2021 [Photos] Dodenherdenking

Op 4 mei 2021 vond bij het monument de dodenherdenking plaats, in het bijzijn van burgemeester Bram van Hemmen, Anton en Jo de Man, de Amerikaanse veteraan Jim Brotherton en Fenny Scholte (nabestaande van Leo J.W. Blommesteyn) On May 4, 2021, the commemoration of the dead took place at the monument, in the presence of […]

2020 [Photos] – Christmas Eve ‘Lights on wargraves’

On Christmas Eve on war graves throughout the Netherlands a light burned. In our region, ‘de Hoeksche Waard’, lights were burned at 8 different cemetaries. Piershil (photos Henk van den Heuvel) Strijen (photos Janet Nagtzaam) Puttershoek (foto Anton de Man) ‘s-Gravendeel (foto Bé van der Hoek)