War Memorial MiddelburgBack Abdij Groenmarkt, Middelburg
Bronze sculpture of a male standing figure, his arms reaching out towards the sky meaning a cry for freedom.
- Year of construction
- Architect / Design
- Oswald Wenckebach
The memorial commemorates the Middelburg citizens who became victim of the German occupation during 1940-1944.
Underneath the pedestal a cylinder has been incorporated with a scroll containing the names of those fellow citizens who perished during World War II.
The text on the memorial (in Dutch):
Standvastigh is ghebleven
mijn hert in teghenspoet
my heart in adversity
Note: At the court yard of the Abbey of Middelburg three plaques are to be found, referring to the victims of World War II.