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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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SPEERING, Gerard Noel

Service number 434660
Flight Sergeant
No. 460 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 23 Dec 1922

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MORRIS, John Nathan

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

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COLLIER, Albert Thomas Stanley

Service number 414446
Pilot Officer
No. 550 Squadron (RAF)
Royal Air Force
Born 26 Nov 1922

VALERY, Julien Francis

Service number 428833
Pilot Officer
No. 102 Squadron (RAF)
Royal Air Force
Born 3 Mar 1922

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BROWNJOHN, Hilton George

Service number 405823
Flight Sergeant
No. 100 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 4 Sep 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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BICKFORD, Douglas Fitzgerald

Service number 428902
Flight Sergeant
No. 158 Squadron (RAF)
Royal Air Force
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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