Arthur Vincent Plante - The story
På dansk From Horsens Folkeblad 11 MAR
2009 via J.Nøhr Updated: 13 OCT 2011
Arthur Vincent Plante,
Se fotos ved artiklen af Bent Daugaard. Se også 47 navne i St. Clement Danes og i Horsens.
Article about Arthur Vincent Plante, the bomb aimer of LAN NG233.
See the photo with the article by Bent Daugaard and 47 names in St. Clement Danes and in Horsens.
I'll remember my friend Arthur The story of a gravestone in Horsens by Bent Daugaard
HORSENS - Actually, my father is the cause of my peculiar friendship with Arthur Vincent Plante, who died on 12 March 1945.
I was 12 years old, when I visited
Horsens West Cemetery where also Arthur is buried.
Along tortuous paths we reached Arthur's plot which to me as a child was
To begin with the tablet with information
about the plot was placed horizontally. Secondly the text and data on the
stone were written in English of which I then did
My inborn curiousity was so triggered by the
experience that I published the book He died for our freedom in 2001.
The wife of a grocer in this town contributed
to the book with essential information, as her mother exchanged letters with
Arthur's mother in Toronto, Canada after
Buried in May
Canada, Denmark and the United Kingdom have
shown in the most beautiful way that teamwork is better than war. Do all
young people in 2009 know that?
Arthur Vincent Plante sacrificed his life, so that we can keep the freedom which gives meaning to life. (Translated by AS.)