This war cemetery (Tanggok Cemetery) contains the graves of 2,289 servicemen and 11 civilians of the United Nations, who died in the Korean War (1950-1953).
The graves are grouped by nationality:
United Kingdom: 885
New Zealanders: 34
South Africa (2 Squadron SAAF): 11
Turkey (Turkish Brigade): 462
Dutch (the "Netherlands Battalion"): 117
France (French Battalion): 44
South Korean: 36 – ROK Army soldiers serving in UNC units
The cemetery contains also 29 memorials of the countries which were involved. Among the casualties are WW2 veterans such as Major Charles Blake (KW, DFC, CVK)
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