Kapelle General Cemetery contains a separate French War Cemetery.

On this War Cemetery 229 French soldiers are buried. Most of them died in May 1940 but there are also French casualties from commando-raids during the Second World War and those who died during the liberation of the Netherlands.

More than 600 French soldiers died in the Netherlands in the Second World War, 204 of them could not be identified. All the casualties are commemorated on the memorial.



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Source

  • Text: Mia van den Berg
  • Photos: Mia van den Berg

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