GROOTEGAST (OPENDE) PROTESTANT CHURCHYARD
- Country Netherlands
- Total identified casualties 7 Find these casualties
- Region Groningen
- Casualties from Second World War
- GPS Coordinates Latitude: 53.17418, Longitude: 6.22118
Opende, a village administered by Grootegast 7 kilometres to the north-east, is 32 kilometres west-south-west of Groningen and 8 kilometres north-west of the secondary road from that town to Heerenveen. The churchyard is in the centre of the village. In the south-western part is a pelouse d 'honneur created by the local authorities in which are the graves of 7 airmen. One of them came from the United Kingdom and the others from Australia.