WINTERSWIJK CEMETERY

Country Netherlands
Region Gelderland
Total identified casualties 48 Find these records
Casualties from Second World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 51.9794
Longitude: 6.72522

Location Information

Winterswijk, in the province of Gelderland, is 6 kilometres from the Dutch-German border, on the secondary road to Osnabruck and Munster. It lies 68 kilometres east of Arnhem and 11 kilometres south-east of Groenlo. The cemetery is located in Waliensestraat on the way to Meddo.


History Information

The British plot contains the graves of airmen who crashed or were shot down in the area from 1940 onwards, and soldiers killed in the final phase of the battle which liberated Winterswijk. It is in the north-western corner of the cemetery, in a section which was set aside for all war casualties, both Allied and enemy.

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Number of casualties: 17