The Netherlands / Monument
On 2 May 2015, this monument was unveiled here for the Frisian Canadian soldier, Gaele Visser, who was born in Haskerhorne in 1920 and emigrated to Canada in 1930. Gaele Visser enlisted in the Canadian army in 1942, in the Algonquin Regiment. He fought in the liberation of Western Europe and was killed on 23 April 1945 near Oldenburg (Germany). He is buried in Holten Canadian War Cemetery.
The monument contains information on both his private life and his military career.