Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery, Groesbeek

#6 of 63 in Historic Sites in Gelderland Province
Must see · Cemetery · Tourist Spot
Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery and Memorial (French:Le Cimetière de Guerre Canadien Groesbeek, Dutch:Canadese Oorlogsbegraafplaats Groesbeek) is a Second World War Commonwealth War Graves Commission military war grave cemetery, located in the village of Groesbeek, 8 km (5.0 mi) southeast of Nijmegen in the Netherlands. Of the total 2,619 burials, the cemetery contains 2,338 Canadian soldiers. It was built to a design by Commission architect Philip Hepworth.

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  • We went here as we were leaving the area. Was really nice to visit and reflect on the selfless acts these soldiers gave for our freedom.  more »
  • Each grave here is lovingly tended and decorated by a Dutch citizen in appreciation for the sacrifices of the Canadian soldiers. A grateful people show their gratitude still.  more »
  • A place where heroes truly rest
  • Visited this cemetery very often together with my late husband Dennis (Ginger) Abbott , who was a Market Garden Veteran, at commemorations. His cousin is buried here and we often went to pay our respects here. It is a very tranquil place and well kept. We will remember them!
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