Today I read the sad news that Bob Slaughter died. I have met Bob in 2005 in Bedford at the D-Day Memorial.

 

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Comment by Dennis de Munck on January 14, 2013 at 1:21pm

Erwin is that Don McKee signing something? He looks familiar!.

Comment by Dennis de Munck on January 14, 2013 at 1:20pm

Respect!, god bless him all. I have spoken to him many years ago. After adopting a grave of a soldier of the 29th division 116 infantry.
 

Comment by JOHN GUZLOWSKI on September 18, 2012 at 11:07am

Thank you for telling us about this.

Comment by Erwin Leydekkers on May 29, 2012 at 3:30pm

Yes, he was a great man, I am glad I have met him.

Comment by Scott Lyons on May 29, 2012 at 3:28pm

Very sorry to hear about this Erwin.

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