A son of Godalming who gave his all
Photographs (courtesy of Mr. R. Verhagen):
(Top): The 'Torenmuseum', Geffen, Netherlands
This is ocated in the old village church tower.
The museum wall still shows structural damage from WW2.
(Bottom): The Godalming WW2 War Memorial
One of those listed is Lance Corporal Brian W. Hackman
(L/Cpl Hackman was killed in action at Geffen)
Lance Corporal Brian William Hackman, Grenadier Guards, a son of Godalming, Surrey was killed in action at Geffen, Netherlands on 27 September 1944. The 'Torenmuseum' at Geffen remembers the sacrifice of Lance Corporal Hackman and others who died liberating their area.
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