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EMPEL-EN-MEERWIJK (OUD EMPEL) ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCHYARD

  • Country Netherlands
  • Total identified casualties 1 Find these casualties
  • Region Noord-Brabant
  • Casualties from Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 51.73621, Longitude: 5.30462

Location information

Empel and Meerwijk are adjoining villages under one administration. Empel is 6 kilometres north of 'S-Hertogenbosch on the south side of the River Maas.

History information

The church, which stood in the centre of the village, was completely destroyed during the 1939-1945 war, and the churchyard is in the old section of the village, 1.75 miles to the north-west of the new. There is a single 1939-1945 war casualty commemorated in this site.