Private August M Bakhuis-Roozeboom

19 Sep 1944

Pte Bakhuis-Roozeboom was a member of No. 2 (Dutch) Troop, No.10 (Inter Allied) Commando. A party of 12 men landed near Wolfheze on 17 September 1944, of which four were captured.

Pte Bakhuis-Roozeboom was killed in action near Oosterbeek on 19 September 1944, aged 22, and was given a field burial in the Hartenstein Hotel area. He was later re-interred in the Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery. (Roll of Honour, 5th revised edition, 2011)

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