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Harlingen General Cemetery

  • Country Netherlands
  • Total identified casualties 45 Find these casualties
  • Region Friesland
  • Identified casualties from Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 53.17852, Longitude: 5.42467

Location information

Harlingen is a town on the seaboard of the Waddenzee, 38 kilometres west of Leeuwarden and 28 kilometres north-west of Sneek. The cemetery is on the northern outskirts of the town in Begraafplaatslaan, a turning off of Midlumerlaan. The Commonwealth war graves plot is to the left of the main path in the south-western part of the cemetery.

History information

Harlingen General Cemetery contains a plot of 67 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, the majority of them airmen. 22 of the burials are unidentified. Also in the plot are four unidentified war graves of other nationalities.