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Enschede Eastern General Cemetery

  • Country Netherlands
  • Total identified casualties 61 Find these casualties
  • Region Overijssel
  • Identified casualties from First & Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 52.2222, Longitude: 6.92803

Location information

Enchede is a large town in the Province of Overijssel, in the north-eastern part of the Netherlands, close to the German border. The cemetery is located in Noord Esmarkerrondweg opposite Lipperkerkstraat, on the eastern side of the town. The entrance is opposite a tyre replacement firm. The Second World War Commonwealth Plot is in the north-western part of the cemetery. The First World War Commonwealth Plot will be found by turning right past the building and following the first gravel path to Plot 12.

Visiting information

The cemetery can be visited from sunrise to sunset.

History information

Enschede Eastern General Cemetery contains 11 Commonwealth burials of the First World War. Second World War burials number 50, about half of them airmen, the rest members of the Commonwealth land forces, killed in the final stages of the war in Holland.