Jonkerbos War Cemetery in Nijmegen counts a total of 1.642 military graves of soldiers that died on Dutch soil between September 3rd 1939 and May 5th 1945.
On the site where the cemetery these days is situated, the 504th Para Infantry Regiment of the US Army prepared for the crossing of the river Waal on Sptember 20th 1944.

The soldiers that lay here have the following nationalities:
United Kingdom: 1.385 of which 96 are unknown soldiers.
Canada: 8 of which 1 unknown.
Australia: 34
New-Zeeland: 21
Poland: 6
Belgium: 5
The Netherlands: 1
Russia: 1
Unidentiefied: 2

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Source

  • Text: Marcel Jans
  • Photos: Paul Moerenhout

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