This individual, a member of the Netherlands military, is buried in Section 15 of Arlington National Cemetery. Research concerning him continues. If you know anything about this person kindly write to the webmaster.
December 2002: G. C. Maas
The inscription on the headstone of Anne Sijbe Faber indicates that his rank with the Royal Dutch Navy Reserve was “Kltz.” or “Kapitein-luitenant ter zee”. The USN equivalent would be “Commander”
(Compare: Ltz1. = Luitenant ter zee 1ste klasse = Lieutenant Commander).
Referring to your request please find beneath some information about the late Mr. A.S. Faber, who is buried in the Arlington National Cemetery.
First names: Anne Sijbe
Born: 2- 1-1895 at Sneek, province Friesland, Netherlands
Died: 22-7-1943 Washington D.C.
Rank: Officer Netherlands Royal Navy Reserve
The headstone was provided by the Netherlands War Graves Foundation in The Hague.
There are three more Netherlands war dead buried in the cemetery, namely
– Lieutenant Dirk van Beusekom,
– Sergeant Gerrit Jacobus van Pelt,
– Lieutenant Bernardus Pieter de Wit.
I hope this information is of some assistance to you.
Record Officer Netherlands War Graves Foundation
FABER, ANNE S
- COMMANDER NETHERLANDS ROYAL NAVY
- VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
- DATE OF DEATH: 07/22/1943
- DATE OF INTERMENT: 07/24/1943
- BURIED AT: SECTION FT MY SITE 90
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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