CWGC Information

Netherlands
Locality:
Gelderland
Identified Casualties:
33

Location Information

The cemetery is situated to the north of Arnhem on the Apeldoornseweg. From the motorway A50 turn off at junction Waterberg and follow direction for Arnhem along the Apeldoornseweg. After the first crossroads the cemetery can be seen on the right, take the second turning right into Waterbergseweg and the entrance to the cemetery and the crematorium are along on the right.

Historical Information

This cemetery lies on top of one of the hills overlooking Arnhem. It covers many acres, is densely timbered, and adjoins the Jewish cemetery. The Commonwealth graves are located in the 1934 plot, along the main east-west path, in the Northern part of the cemetery.

Known unto God

1 Unknown soldier is buried on the Cemetery as a result of the fighting in the area from 17th September 1944-26th September 1944.

He was found during clearance of rubble in the Hofstraat in Arnhem, in the garden nex to a destroyed on 13-11-1947, reburied on 12-12-1947.

Arnhem, Moscowa General Cemetery links

http://nl.tracesofwar.com/artikel/1590/Oorlogsgraven-van-het-Gemenebest-Moscowa.htm
http://www.peterswar.net/PeterswarII/Pages/Gelderland/ArnhemMoscowaGC.htm