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BAARDERADEEL (SCHILLAARD) GENERAL CEMETERY

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Country:
Netherlands
Locality:
Friesland
Identified Casualties:
7
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
5.70746
Latitude:
53.12376

Location Information

Baarderadeel is the name given to a commune comprising fifteen villages, administered from the town hall in Mantgum, some 12 kilometres south-south-east of Leeuwarden. Schillaard is one of these villages, and is about 500 metres south-west of Mantgum along a metal tracked path over these fields and a level crossing. The small cemetery surrounds the tower of a church that has long disappeared.

Historical Information

The small cemetery surrounds the tower of a church that has long disappeared. Here rest eight airmen who belonged to the Royal Air Force, one of whom is not identified by name.