Gemeente De Panne

30. Villa Catherine

Villa Catherine

Zeedijk 45, De Panne

Villa Catherine was – together with the demolished villa Ten Duine (La Dune) – a target of the last bombardment the Germans carried out on 16 October 1918. In the villa Catherine (now villa Kaatje) the young couple Gustave Devré and Hortensia Debruyne died. Their three-week old baby Paula miraculously survived.

On 28 April 2014, at the start of the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Great War, Paula Devré-Hillewaere passed away at the ripe old age of 95.

 

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