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BERGEN GENERAL CEMETERY

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Country:
Netherlands
Locality:
Noord-Holland
Identified Casualties:
213

Location Information

Bergen is on the coast 6 kilometres north-west of Alkmaar and 43 kilometres north-north-west of Amsterdam, lying 3 kilometres west of the main Alkmaar-Den Helder road.

The cemetery is on the north-eastern outskirts of Bergen, in the road known as Kerkedijk. The Commonwealth plots are in the south-eastern part of the cemetery.

Visiting Information

the cemetery is at all times open to the public

Historical Information

Bergen General Cemetery contains a war graves plot of 247 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, 34 of them unidentified, and most of them airmen. Thirteen Polish airmen are also buried in the Commonwealth plot.