Sneek Marker

Type
Marker

Description
A stone plaque to commemorate six riflemen Killed in Action on 15 April 1945, the last Queen’s Own Rifles’ battle casualties of The Second World War.

Text on the monument:

“Q(ueens) O(wn) R(ifles) O(f) C(anada).
– A. Cockburn
– W.L. Jackson
– G.W. Ouderkirk
– H.H. Pennell
– Fr.R. Shepherd
– S.W. White

If I save my life, I lose it.
15-4-1945″

Location
Sneek, Netherlands
53º01’54.59″N
5º39’32.05″E

"In Pace Paratus – In Peace Prepared"