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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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MCGLADRIGAN, Neil Francis Dallaway

Service number 426895
Flight Lieutenant
No. 57 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 8 Dec 1922

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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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PATKIN, Leo Braham

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

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Service number 409653
Flying Officer
Born 29 Oct 1921

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

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HOLMES, John Cecil

Service number 405792
Squadron Leader
Born 2 Sep 1921

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TUGWELL, Leonard Ormond

Service number 416728
Flight Lieutenant
No. 101 Squadron (RAF)
Royal Air Force (WW2)
Born 24 Jun 1918

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