CWGC Information

Identified Casualties:

Location Information

The town of Culemborg is situated to the north-west of Tiel off the A2 motorway. From the A2 motorway, which runs between Utrecht and 'S Hertogenbosch, turn off at Culemborg and follow the N320 in the direction of Culemborg. Cross over the railway and keep following the main road past the town. When the road bears round to the right, take the first turning on the left, cross over the water and turn left again into Voorkoopstraat. Follow this road straight on into Weithusen and Honddijk. At the end of Honddijk turn left into Lange Dreef, then follow the road round to the right into Wilhelminadreef. Take the first turning on the right into Achterweg and the cemetery is along here on the right.

Known unto God

Found in river lek on 12-11-1944, identified as a Airborne soldier by Red Beret and Parachute wing cap badge.

According to documents, also an entrenching tool was found, as a leather ID tag and personel items, however these were taken from the body by German soldier and never handed over.

Culemborg, General Cemtery links

Document from the Culemborg archives, regarding the find of the unknown soldier.