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Private Raymond VAN DEN ABBELE

3rd Company - 5th Platoon

Born in Gosselies on the 27th of January 1922

Killed in Vasouy (Honfleur) on the 24th of August 1944

Buried in Pennedepie (Honfleur) on the 26th of August 1944



On the 24th August 1944 in Vasouy (Honfleur), 5 Platoon of the 3rd Company opens the way to Honfleur. When suddenly (Raymond Van den Abbele) is killed by a mine. He was buried in the cemetery of Pennedepie.


Voir témoignage Raymond Van den Abbele

See testimony Lt Thumas