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's GRAVENZANDE GENERAL CEMETERY

  • Country Netherlands
  • Total identified casualties 17 Find these casualties
  • Region Zuid-Holland
  • Casualties from First & Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 51.99532, Longitude: 4.16304

Location information

's Gravenzande is situated to the south-west of Den Haag on the coast. From the Rotterdam ring E25 follow the signs for The Hook of Holland, and then follow the E30 through Monster to 's Gravenzande. Follow the main road through the town, called Naaldwijkseweg, and the cemetery is along here near the windmill and next to the church.

History information

's Gravenzande General Cemetery contains 112 Commonwealth burials of the First World War, 97 of them are unidentified, and many of them sailors and marines killed on 22 September 1914 with the loss of the vessels "Cressy", "Hogue" and "Aboukir". 59 of these burials were brought into the cemetery from seven other burial grounds on the coast of south Holland and the islands near Rotterdam. There are also three burials of the Second World War, one of which is unidentified.