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Victor Van Roosbroek

Merchant Navy. Belgian

Born  20 Dec 1896Antwerp

Roster information listed for Victor Van Roosbroek

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
Belgian SoldierSteam merchantDonkeyman3 Aug 1942U-553 (1)
Emile FrancquiSteam merchantFireman16 Dec 1942U-664 (1)

Personal information

Son of William and Maria Van Roosbroek (nee Vauscheveust). He was rescued by HMS Pink after the sinking of Emile Francqui and transferred to Katanga at Ponta Delgada.


  1. “De Belgische Koopvaardij in de Tweede Wereldoorlog” by Roger Machielsen

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