Bergen General Cemetery
Pictures courtesy of Frits Leenders
|Bergen is on the coast 6 kilometres
north-west of Alkmaar and 43 kilometres north-north-west of Amsterdam, lying
3 kilometres west of the main Alkmaar-Den Helder road. The cemetery is on
the north-eastern outskirts of Bergen, in the road known as Kerkedijk. The
Commonwealth plots are in the south-eastern part of the cemetery.
Bergen General Cemetery contains a war graves plot of 247 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, 34 of them unidentified, and most of them airmen. Thirteen Polish airmen are also buried in the Commonwealth plot.
No. of Identified Casualties: 225
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