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Private Guillaume VAN DEN BROECK

Armoured Car Squadron - Troop 1

Born in Schaffen on the 24th of March 1923

Killed in La Lande Saint l├ęger on the 25th of August 1944

Buried in Schaffen


It was on the 25th August 1944, while on an advance at the North of “Bois Hellain” at “La Lande St. Leger”, that (Guillaume Van den Broeck) was killed by enemy antitank weapons. His chief Sergeant DELAISSE was also severely wounded in the same attack.

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