Dutch historians are trying to trace the families of five Merseyside soldiers killed during Second World War fighting as part of efforts to honour their memory.
In the Commonwealth War Graves cemetery in Overloon, in south east Holland, 281 troops are buried, 280 of them British.
Many of them were killed in the Battle of Overloon, on October 16, 1944, as allied forces faced up to the German invasion.
It has now emerged five Merseyside soldiers lie among the graves, and campaigners in Holland want to contact their relatives.
It is part of a drive to temporarily put photographs of each soldier on or near to their grave, with a written explanation of who they were.
John Taylor died aged 29, on October 16, 1944, a sergeant in the Royal Artillery, 75 Anti-tank Regiment, whose parents were William and Sarah.
He came from Huyton.
George Moore was 29 when he died, a member of the South Lancashire Regiment, 1st Battalion, who died on October 18, 1944.
He hailed from Mozart Street in Toxteth.
Henry James Loftus was 33, a member of the Royal Artillery, 146 Medium Regiment, who died on February 13, 1945.
He was of Trouville Road in Anfield.
James Cleary, died aged 31, of the Royal Norfolk Regiment, and died on October 16, 1944.
He came from Kirkdale.
Philip John Christian, died aged 23, on on December 13, 1944, a member of the South Lancashire Regiment, 1st Battalion.
He was from Liverpool and his parents were Philip and Martha.
Leo Janssen, one of the Dutch campaigners, from Overloon, told the ECHO: “I’m ashamed it has taken 75 years to realise what these men have done for our freedom.
“Many people are starting to realise that they deserve so much more than a cold stone tomb.
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“We need to see their faces.
“It’s very strange that it’s taken so many generations to realise this.
“We must do something about it.
“There are still relatives who cannot talk about the loss of their loved ones in the war.
“I was talking to a lady from Swansea the other day who lost her father and she could hardly speak, she was so emotional.
“It still goes so deep, it’s incredible.”
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The Overloon War Chronicles want to place candles on the graves on special occasions, and place pictures and worded explanations next to them, if the Commonwealth War Graves Commission allows it.
So far, 66 photographs of 290 fallen British soldiers have been found.
During the Battle of Overloon, 2,500 allied forces and 600 civilians were killed.
The number of Germans killed has, so far, never been confirmed.
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Oscar Huisman added: “The fallen soldiers of World War Two deserve more.
“If it were not for them we would all be speaking German now.”