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Cemetery Details

Co‑ordinates N51.82242, E5.83048

The Netherlands fell to the Germans in May 1940 and was not re-entered by Allied forces until September 1944. Nijmegen was a front line town from 17 September 1944 until February 1945. An initial temporary cemetery was created by No. 3 Casualty Clearing station, in a wooded area known as Jonkers Bosch, from which it took its name. The war cemetery was established, after the war, nearby. Jonkerbos War Cemetery contains 1,629 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, 99 of them unidentified, and 13 war graves of other nationalities.



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GORDON, Hugh Lyons

Service number 409472
Flying Officer
No. 460 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 5 Jun 1909

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HAILEY, Keith Ian

Service number 419467
Flying Officer
No. 467 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 9 Dec 1920

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KROHN, Henry John

Service number 34017
Flight Sergeant
No. 35 Squadron (RAF - No. 8 Group PFF)
Royal Air Force (WW2)
Born 30 Sep 1921

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GARDE, Douglas Graham

Service number 426079
Flight Sergeant
No. 467 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 5 Oct 1920

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