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Circular Foxhole

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2021

Small Foxhole

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2021

Crescent-shaped Small Trench

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2021

Large Foxhole

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2021

Path Through Foxholes

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2021

The path seems to lead over the ridge.

Foxholes on Mt Nicholson [c.1941- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1941-12-01 (Year is approximate)

Many foxholes are found in this area.

Japanese dog tag

ID tag from a soldier of the 38th Mountain Artillary Regiment, Observation Company (spotter).  Soldier No.162. (I believe)

business card Karel Baggerman, Holland Engineering & Trading Co Ltd, Hong Kong

Charles Gesner van der Voort (1916-1991) worked in Shanghai for Holland-China Trading Company from just before WWII. After the outbreak of war, two of his colleagues went to England, to join Dutch forces, they became "Engelandvaarders" from the East. One of them was Karel Baggerman (1918-1982). He joined Princess Irene Brigade, was trained as one of the first Dutch commandos and participated in two major military operations in The Netherlands: Operation Market Garden and the Battle of Walcheren.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1975

Bronze Cross Karel Baggerman

Charles Gesner van der Voort (1916-1991) worked in Shanghai for Holland-China Trading Company from just before WWII. After the outbreak of war, two of his colleagues went to England, to join Dutch forces, they became "Engelandvaarders" from the East. One of them was Karel Baggerman (1918-1982). He joined Princess Irene Brigade, was trained as one of the first Dutch commandos and participated in two major military operations in The Netherlands: Operation Market Garden and the Battle of Walcheren.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1951

Portrait Karel Baggerman ca 1943

Charles Gesner van der Voort (1916-1991) worked in Shanghai for Holland-China Trading Company from just before WWII. After the outbreak of war, two of his colleagues went to England, to join Dutch forces, they became "Engelandvaarders" from the East. One of them was Karel Baggerman (1918-1982). He joined Princess Irene Brigade, was trained as one of the first Dutch commandos and participated in two major military operations in The Netherlands: Operation Market Garden and the Battle of Walcheren.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1943

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