Monthly Archives: August 2012

EREVELD PANDOE: MEMORIAL OF THE LAST BATTLE OF KNIL IN TJIATERSTELLING

“…When the Japanese invaded Java on March 1st 1942, the 5th Battalion was transported to the Bandung area, in an effort to try to stop the Japanese advance and arrived at Tjiater after hours of marching on March 5th…” Pieter Benjamin De Lizer, a veteran of the 5th KNIL Battalion He managed to avoid the […]

EREVELD KEMBANG KUNING: THE KAREL DOORMAN MONUMENT

ON MISSION After several occasional visit to Ereveld Menteng Pulo, Ereveld Ancol, Ereveld Kalibanteng, and Ereveld Candi, on this mission I visited to Ereveld Kembang Kuning Surabaya on Jalan Makam Kembang Kuning I Atas. I was accompanied by Rickristna Ricky on Saturday morning 28th July 2007. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT I would express my grateful to Mrs. Ita […]

Occasional Visit to Ereveld Menteng Pulo

“Ik had getekend voor de Expeditionaire Macht, en je tekende dan voor onbepaalde tijd, waar ook ter wereld. Ik kwam bij de Zeven December Divisie op 2 januari 1946. We zouden worden opgeleid voor de oorlog tegen Japan maar toen die capituleerde werd onze bestemming Indië…” “I had signed up for the “Expeditionairy Forces” which […]