Jonkerbos War Cemetery


Location Information: 

The town of Nijmegen is located south of Arnhem and Jonkerbos War Cemetery is situated in the south west part of the town.

From the A73/E31 motorway turn off at "Knooppunt Lindenholt", the junction with the A326/N326. Follow the N326 in the direction of Nijmegen over two roundabouts to a crossroads and at the crossroads turn right into Weg Door Jonkerbos. Follow this road under the railway and round a right hand bend. Just after the bend turn left into Burgemeester Daleslaan and the cemetery is a short way along here on the right.

Historical Information: 

The Netherlands fell to the Germans in May 1940 and was not re-entered by Allied forces until September 1944.

Nijmegen was a front line town from 17 September 1944 until February 1945. The cemetery, which was created by No. 3 Casualty Clearing station, is in a wooded area known as Jonkers Bosch, from which it took its name.

Jonkerbos War Cemetery contains 1,629 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, 99 of them unidentified, and 13 war graves of other nationalities.

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