GAASTERLAND (BAKHUIZEN) ROMAN CATHOLIC CEMETERY

Country Netherlands
Region Friesland
Total identified casualties 9 Find these records
Casualties from Second World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 52.86922
Longitude: 5.45575

Location Information

Gaasterland is the administrative title of a commune, having headquarters in the Town Hall at Balk, which controls that village and eight others. Bakhuizen is a village in this commune, and is on the southern Friesland coast. It lies 10 kilometres east-south-east of Staveren and 30 kilometres west of Lemmer. The cemetery is about 150 yards to the rear of the Roman Catholic Church, which is in the south-western part of the village. Close to the entrance are the graves of nine airmen, six of whom came from the United Kingdom, one from Canada and two from Australia.


NEARBY CWGC CEMETERIES & Memorials

HEMELUMER OLDEFERD (SCHARL) GENERAL CEMETERY

Location: Netherlands, Friesland

Number of casualties: 5

HEMELUMER OLDEFERD (KOUDUM) GENERAL CEMETERY

Location: Netherlands, Friesland

Number of casualties: 4

HEMELUMER OLDEFERD (MOLKWERUM) PROTESTANT CHURCHYARD

Location: Netherlands, Friesland

Number of casualties: 1