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Soldier A.H.J. Van den Broek

Soldier of the Dutch Army

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Private Allasdus Hermanus Jozefus van den Broek

Home: Afferden (NL)
Born: 3 June 1912, Druten
Death: 13 May 1940 (Rhenen, Grebbeberg)

Story

Soldaat (Private) Van den Broek fought in the battle on the Grebbeberg line which was a fierce battle and the men who fought there held the Germans pinned down for a while against all odds.

I don't know more about this Dutch hero. I am trying to find relatives, but can't seem to find any. He didn't have children as far as I found out.

According to the information on grebbeberg.nl website, private Van den Broek was found on May 17, 1940 but was buried as an Unknown Soldier until April 15, 1941.

He is buried on the Dutch Cemetery Grebbeberg in Rhenen: Row 3, 1st section

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Grave of AHJ van den Broek

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