Schiplaken

 

 

 

You find the Holy Family Church in Schiplaken at the Bieststraat.

In the garden to the right of the church is a well cared for and decorated honorary park

for our heroes of the First World War.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here 90 Belgian soldiers were buried, including 14 only known unto God.

All but six lost their life on August 26, 1914.

This happened in the battles of Hofstade and Schiplaken at the first counterattack from Antwerp on August 24, 25 and 26, 1914.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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