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GOTTINGEN JEWISH CEMETERY

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Country:
Germany
Locality:
Niedersachsen
Identified Casualties:
1

Location Information

Göttingen is a town in central Germany approx 46km north east of Kassel.

From the A7 Kassel to Hannover motorway take exit 73 (Ausfahrt 73) GÖTTINGEN / ROSDORF / DRANSFELD and follow B3 direction GÖTTINGEN.

Continue along KASSELER LANDSTRAßE for approx 2.5km, and turn right onto AN DER GERICHTSLINDE.

The cemetery side entrance can be found round the corner on the right

CWGC grave is located centrally on the right of the main path.

The cemetery address is:

An der Gerichtslinde
37081 Göttingen
Germany

GPS Co-ordinates: N 51 32 00, E 09 54 46

Visiting Information

This cemetery is permanently locked. Access can be gained by contacting the Jewish Municipality:

Tel N° +49 (0)551 68 737 or +49 (0)171 276 5440

Historical Information

The majority of First World War Commonwealth war graves in Germany were moved into four permanent cemeteries after the war. However, a few graves could not be moved on religious grounds or for other reasons and they remain in their original locations in German military and civil cemeteries.

Gottingen Jewish Cemetery contains one Commonwealth burial of the First World War.