Rededication Service to be held at Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery
31 July 2012
A Service of Rededication is to be held at 11 am on Wednesday
September 19th at Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General
Cemetery in the Netherlands, where 216 Commonwealth casualties of
the Second World War are buried.
In May a
year-long project to restore and renovate a war graves
plot in the cemetery was completed ahead of
Have a look at the album of before-and-after photographs (on our Facebook
Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery contains the graves
of 216 Second World War airmen, from the RAF, the RAF Volunteer
Reserve, the Royal Australian Air Force, the Royal Canadian Air
Force and the Royal New Zealand Air Force. Many were killed when
their aircraft were shot down on their way to or back from bombing
raids over Germany.
The Rededication Service will take place at 11 am on Wednesday
September 19th, 2012. You can see an order of service
for the ceremony here.