The Netherlands fell to the Germans in May 1940 and was not re-entered by Allied forces until September 1944.
The town of Venray was liberated by Allied troops in the middle of October 1944, and the burials in the cemetery date from October 1944 to March 1945.
Venray War Cemetery contains 692 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, 30 of them unidentified, and one Polish burial. (August 2017)
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