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Commonwealth War Cemetery Mierlo

The soil which this cemetery is build on was a gift from the Dutch People to make an permanent restingplace for the Sailors, Soldiers and Airmen whose lives are being remembered here.

It is a cemetery for the casualties of the Commonwealth
There are 664 Soldiers buried out of the Commonwealth. Next to them there is 1 Dutchmen of the Prinses Irene Brigade and 1 British man from the British organization who maintain the graveyards.

Photo 5 shows the cemetery around 1950.

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Source

  • Text: Jeroen Koppes
  • Photos: Jeroen Koppes (1, 2, 3, 4), Archief Willem Klomp, Helmond (5)