Dutch War Graves (Rusthof)
This cemetery is being managed by the municipality of the city of Amersfoort but is situated just within the area belonging to the neighboring municipality of Leusden (or Oud-Leusden). On this graveyard about 400 victims of the Second World War have been laid to rest.
There are approximately 150 dead with the Dutch nationality, mainly victims from Camp Amersfoort.
Click for more information on the overview at the bottom of the page.
- Text: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Photos: Paul Moerenhout
Address and contactinformation
- Dodeweg 31
3832 RE Leusden (Amersfoort)
- WWII grade:
Where is it?
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- Camp Amersfoort (Polizeiliches Durchgangslager Amersfoort)
- Military Aviation Museum Soesterberg
- Farmstead "De Beek"
Point of interest
- War Memorial Hoogland
- Memorial Stone Camp Amersfoort
- Memorial and Bullet Impacts Execution 20 March 1945
Amongst others, the following persons are buried here (Overview)
|Name||Date of death|
|Furgler, Ignar Karl||February 11th, 1944|
|Groeneveldt, Johan Frank||February 8th, 1943|
|Heemstra, Theodore W.L. Baron van||March 31st, 1945|
|Hondius van Herwerden, Jan Pieter||March 8th, 1945|
|Schimmelpenninck, Jonkheer Johan||July 29th, 1943|