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NIJMEGEN (RUSTOORD) CEMETERY

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Country:
Netherlands
Locality:
Gelderland
Identified Casualties:
5

Location Information

The town of Nijmegen lies 16 kilometres south of Arnhem and 48 kilometres east-north-east of 'S-Hertogenbosch on the south bank of the river Waal.

The cemetery is on the south eastern side of the town in Postweg, a road which runs parallel with the N842 to Groesbeek. Travelling towards Groesbeek from Nijmegen along the N842, turn left at the roundabout into Meerwijkselaan, then at the first crossroads turn right into Postweg.

The 1914-1918 Commonwealth war graves are to the right of the main entrance, in Plot F. The 1939-1945 Commonwealth war grave is in the middle of Plot Y.

Visiting Information

opening hours
1 March to 30 September : 09.00 hrs - 20.00 hrs
1 October to end of February : 09.00 hrs - 17.00 hrs

Historical Information

There are 4 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-1918 war and 1 of the 1939-1945 war commemorated in this site. Of these, 2 from the 1914-1918 War were brought from Sittard Protestant Cemetery.