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News from East and West: funeral of Boy Ecury', lastmodified='Tue Jan 05 12:03:07 CET 2016', show='true', date='Thu May 01 00:00:00 CET 1947', offline='Mon Jun 02 00:00:00 CEST 2110', online='Wed Jun 02 00:00:00 CEST 2010', creator='beeldengeluid', publisher='Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid', title='Nieuws uit Oost en West: teraardebestelling van Boy Ecury', created='Wed Jun 02 13:39:01 CEST 2010', contributor is null, length='63630', dc_creator='Polygoon-Profilti (producent) / Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid (beheerder)', hasformat is null, keywords='militairen; verzet; begrafenissen', relation is null, number='25105', intro='

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Weeknummer 47-21

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The Aruban resistance fighter Boy Ecury, who was executed in the Netherlands during World War II, has been brought to Aruba by the marine vessel "Van Speijk". There he is buried with militairy honour on the cemetery of Oranjestad. There is a large public interest as the funeral procession, with a.o. soldiers and clergymen, moves through the streets to the cemetery. Carriers let the coffin into the burial pit with ropes. 00:53 Governor of Curaçao, P.A. Kasteel.

Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 May 1947


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Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision