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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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PATKIN, Leo Braham

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

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THOMAS, Gwynne

Service number 434484
Flying Officer
No. 463 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 23 Jun 1924

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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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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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PALLING, Aubrey Robert

Service number 428261
Flight Lieutenant
No. 57 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 2 Apr 1923

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HENDERSON, Joslyn Lavarre

Service number 433549
Flight Sergeant
No. 463 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 31 May 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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CAMPBELL, Victor Robert

Service number 427063
Pilot Officer
No. 57 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 24 May 1914

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