Hanover War Cemetery

Cemetery Details

Location Harenberger Meile, Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany
Co‑ordinates N52.377065, E9.65516
Description

Many of the graves in Hanover War Cemetery were brought in from prisoner of war camp cemeteries, small German cemeteries and from isolated positions in the surrounding country.  It includes many aircrew recovered from crashed aircraft. 

The cemetery contains 2,407 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, 62 of them unidentified.  It was designed by P.D. Hepworth.

Hanover War Cemetery adjoins Hanover Military Cemetery, a substantial post war military cemetery of more than 3,000 burials.

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Names

Showing 8 people of interest from cemetery

BALFOUR, Donald Campbell

Service number 416402
Pilot Officer
Born 4 Oct 1922

MORRIS, John Nathan

Service number 419274
Flying Officer
No. 460 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 20 Nov 1921

PAXMAN, Leonard Gower

Service number 420999
Flight Sergeant
No. 158 Squadron (RAF)
Royal Air Force
Born 7 Oct 1918

NEWTON, John Verdun

Service number 415270
Flight Lieutenant
No. 90 Squadron (RAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 12 Apr 1916

EDWARDS, Patrick John

Service number 413748
Flight Sergeant
No. 466 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 3 Aug 1922

LIND, Gilbert Owen Hugh

Service number 415946
Pilot Officer
Born 23 Apr 1923

PALLING, Aubrey Robert

Service number 428261
Flight Lieutenant
Born 2 Apr 1923

NICHOLSON, James Arthur

Service number 428765
Flight Sergeant
No. 158 Squadron (RAF)
Royal Air Force
Born 11 Jun 1924

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