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The cemeteries where rest the fallen: Province of Limburg

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Last update: 25/06/23

Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence


Crew-members buried in this cemetery:

* Crew of Blenheim N6216-XD fallen to Rekem on 12/05/1940
* Crew of Whitley Z6564-ZA-Z fallen to Rekem on 19/08/1941


Location information

The village of Rekem is located north-east of the town of Maastricht on the N78. From the motorway E314 which runs between Aken (Aachen) and Antwerpen turn off at junction 33 Maas-Mechelen and onto the N78 direction Rekem. On entering the village take the first turning on the left called Groenstraat, then take the first turning left into Stenebrugstraat and first right into Gauwakkerstraat and the cemetery is along on the left. The graves are located on the left hand side of the entrance.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)


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