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RUINERWOLD GENERAL CEMETERY

  • Country Netherlands
  • Total identified casualties 4 Find these casualties
  • Region Drenthe
  • Casualties from Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 52.71341, Longitude: 6.24916

Location information

The village of Ruinerwold is 5 kilometres north-east of Meppel on the secondary road to Assen via Bielen. The cemetery is 500 metres south-west of the village, on the western side of the road to De Wijk. The war graves are in the centre of the cemetery, grouped on either side of a locally erected memorial. The memorial to these airmen was provided by local subscription and consists of a wrought iron screen in front of a brick panel, raised above the surrounding levels.

History information

There are now a small number of 1939-1945 War casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, 2 are unidentified.