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VEENDAM GENERAL CEMETERY

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Country:
Netherlands
Locality:
Groningen
Identified Casualties:
10
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
6.87474
Latitude:
53.10525

Location Information

Veendam is 30 kilometres east-south-east of Groningen and 31 kilometres east-north-east of Assen.

The cemetery adjoins the Protestant church, which is on the eastern side of the town in J G Pinksterstraat. The Commonwealth war graves are in the western part of the cemetery. Through the right hand gate, follow the first path with trees and the graves are to the right behind a conifer hedge.

Historical Information

Veendam General Cemetery contains the collective grave of ten Commonwealth airmen of the Second World War.