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Leendert Bakker

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Rank : Soldaat (Private)
Regiment : V.L.S.K. (Vrijwillige Landstormkorpsen)
Unit : Luchtwacht-detachement Groep Rotterdam
Date of Death : 10-05-1940
Age : 30
Grave : Row 11. Grave 18.
Leendert Bakker was born on 16 june 1909 in Haamstede. He was a son of Jacob Bakker and Jacoba Adriaantje Boodt. 
Bakker was heavily wounded when the Germans attacked Haamstede airfield, at around 04.00 hrs, and died later in the hospital in Noordgouwe. 
Bakker was initially buried in Burgh-Haamstede, but when the grave had to be cleared, he was reburied in the Grebbeberg war cemetery. 
Picture: 13-09-2016
 
Sources: Website Oorlogsgravenstichting, website www.openarch.nl and website https://db.wingstovictory.nl 

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