Holten Canadian War Cemetery
|Holten Canadian War Cemetery|
|Owned by:||Commonwealth War Graves Commission|
|Number of gravesites:||1393|
|Website:||Holten Canadian War Cemetery|
The Holten Canadian War Cemetery is a cemetery containing predominantly those killed in the last stages of the Second World War and is located in the Netherlands.
The Netherlands fell to the Germans in May 1940 and was not re-entered by Allied forces until September 1944. The great majority of those buried in Holten Canadian War Cemetery died during the last stages of the war in Holland, during the advance of the Canadian 2nd Corps into northern Germany, and across the Ems in April and the first days of May 1945. After the end of hostilities their remains were brought together into this cemetery. Holten Canadian War Cemetery contains 1,393 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War.
The village of Holten is in the north east of the Netherlands approx 20 kms east of the town of Deventer. The cemetery address is:- Eekhoornweg 7451 Holten Netherlands and the GPS coordinates are N 52 17 58, E 06 25 46.
"We Rest Here"
|Headstone||Service Number||Rank and Name||Grave Location|
|-||Lt AM Burslem||IX. C. 11.|
|M37759||Sigmn CB Davidson||VII.B.12.|
|M36230||Cpl GA Druhan||XII.A.14|
|B31573||Cpl AR Edwards||VI.C.13.|
|D26890||Sigmn JH Gaskin||VI.A.11.|
|H38836||Cpl RL Harrison||XI.H.16.|
|F26373||Cpl MJ Hughes||VIII.E.5.|
|-||Lt EL Johnston||VIII. A. 14.|
|W2073||Sigmn MT Low||V.F.11.|
|A50101||Sigmn WS Metcalfe||VI.B.13|
|B32020||Sigmn AH Randall||VI.E.4.|
|G16571||Sigmn BR Rodgers||XI.G.5.|
|F9585||Sigmn FE Rogers||VII.A.1.|
|B113088||Sigmn FG Rundle||IX.F.4.|
|-||Capt JA Symington||XI.C.15|
|G53254||LCpl ER Taylor||VIII.A.10|