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NIEUWOLDA GENERAL CEMETERY

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Country:
Netherlands
Locality:
Groningen
Identified Casualties:
7
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
6.97281
Latitude:
53.24377

Location Information

Nieuwolda is 37 kilometres east of Groningen and 8 kilometres north of the main Groningen-Nieuwe-Schans road.

The General Cemetery is on the south side of the Protestant church, which is in the centre of Nieuwolda. It is entered through the Protestant churchyard.

The war graves are in the north-western part of the cemetery.

Historical Information

Nieuwolda General Cemetery contains the collective grave of seven Commonwealth airmen of the Second World War. The grave is marked by a memorial erected by the local inhabitants.