World War II memorials and cemeteries in the Netherlands

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List of World War II memorials and cemeteries in the Netherlands[edit]

Dutch war graves[edit]

In the Netherlands, about 9,000 war graves are located.[1]

Australian, British and Canadian war graves[edit]

  • Arnhem Oosterbeek Airborne War Cemetery - 1.678 soldiers
  • Beilen General Cemetery - 7 soldier (of whom one is French)
  • Bergen op Zoom Canadian War Cemetery - 1118 soldiers (of whom 971 are Canadian)
  • Brunssum War Cemetery - 328
  • Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery - 700 soldiers
  • Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery - 2.610 soldiers (of whom 2.339 are Canadian)
  • Holten Canadian War Cemetery - 1.393 soldiers (of whom 1.355 are Canadian)
  • Mierlo War Cemetery - 665 soldiers (of whom one is Dutch)
  • Milsbeek War Cemetery - 210 soldiers
  • Mook War Cemetery - 322 soldiers
  • Nederweert War Cemetery - 363 soldiers
  • Nijmegen Jonkerbos War Cemetery - 1.629 soldiers
  • Overloon War Cemetery - 279 soldiers
  • Rusthof Leusden - 234 soldiers
  • Sint Oedenrode -
  • Sittard War Cemetery - 239 soldiers
  • Swartbroek Churchyard - 52 soldiers (of whom one is French)
  • Uden War Cemetery - 703 soldiers (of whom two are Polish)
  • Valkenswaard War Cemetery - 220 soldiers
  • Venray War Cemetery - 693 soldiers (of whom one is Polish)
  • Vredenhof Schiermonnikoog - 65 soldiers
  • Werkendam War Cemetery - 23 soldiers (of whom one is Australian)

U.S. war graves[edit]

With few exceptions, all American war graves are located at the U.S. Military Cemetery Margraten.

Belgian war graves[edit]

  • Belgian Field of Honour 1940 (Maastricht) - 43 soldiers
  • Belgian Military Field of Honour 1940 (Willemstad) - 153 soldiers
  • Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery - 2 Belgian graves
  • Dokkum Roman Catholic Cemetery - 1 Belgian grave
  • Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery - 3 Belgian graves
  • Harlingen General Cemetery - 3 Belgian graves
  • Holten Canadian War Cemetery - 1 Belgian grave
  • Nijmegen Jonkerbos War Cemetery - 4 Belgian graves
  • Vlissingen Noorder begraafplaats - 1 Belgian grave

French war graves[edit]

  • France Military Field of Honour (Kapelle) - 229 soldiers
  • Beilen General Cemetery - 1 soldier
  • Schiermonnikoog Drenkelingenkerkhof Vredenhof - 9 soldiers [2]
  • Swartbroek (gem. Weert) Churchyard - 1 soldier
  • Vlissingen Noorder Cemetery - 2 soldiers

Russian war graves[edit]

Georgian war graves[edit]

  • Field of Honour of the Georgians under Loladse (Texel) - 476 soldiers

Polish war graves[3][edit]

About 500 Polish war graves are located in the Netherlands.

  • Polish Military Field of Honour (Breda) - 156 soldiers
  • Polish Field of Honour Oosterhof (Oosterhout) - 30 soldiers
  • Polish Field of Honour Ginneken (Breda) - 80 soldiers
  • Polish Field of Honour Alphen (Alphen) - 18 soldiers
  • Polish Field of Honour Axel - 22 soldiers
  • Mook War Cemetery - 11 soldiers
  • Arnhem Oosterbeek Airborne War Cemetery - 73 soldiers
  • Schiermonnikoog drenkelingenkerkhof Vredenhof - 3 soldiers
  • Werkendam War Cemetery - 1 soldier

German war graves[edit]

Cemeteries with Commonwealth War Graves[edit]

If Allied war graves are present on a cemetery, a green identification plate is placed at the entrance carrying the text: Oorlogsgraven van het Gemenebest – Commonwealth War Graves

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.oorlogsgraven.org Dutch War Cemetery Organisation
  2. ^ http://www.vredenhof.org/
  3. ^ http://www.polishwargraves.nl
  4. ^ http://www.oorlogsmusea.nl/artikel/37/Duitse-Oorlogsbegraafplaats-Ysselsteyn.htm

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