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Cemetery Details

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

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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BROCK, Harold Eric

Service number 408396
Warrant Officer
No. 455 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 9 Aug 1923

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BICKFORD, Douglas Fitzgerald

Service number 428902
Flight Sergeant
No. 158 Squadron (RAF)
Royal Air Force (WW2)
Born 3 Mar 1924

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YELL, Robert Spencer

Service number 413471
Flying Officer
No. 12 Squadron (RAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 10 Dec 1919

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EDWARDS, Patrick John

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

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BALFOUR, Donald Campbell

Service number 416402
Pilot Officer
Born 4 Oct 1922

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BOETTCHER, Arthur Harold

Service number 414305
Flight Sergeant
No. 467 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 29 Aug 1917

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Service number 416809
Pilot Officer
No. 460 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 28 Dec 1920

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PATKIN, Leo Braham

Service number 401146
Flight Lieutenant
No. 467 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 28 Sep 1913

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