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German War Cemetery Cannock Chase

(England - Staffordshire - Cannock Chase)

This German war cemetery is set up to collect almost all the German graves in the United Kingdom. There are 2,797 graves of the Second and 2,143 of the First World War. Most of them are of POW’s, but there are also graves of crewmembers of crashed planes and of casualties who were washed on.

The German graves which are located on the military cemeteries in the United Kingdom were untouched. They are taken care of by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorgung e.V. (1) & CWGC (2)

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Camp Road
Cannock Chase
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Amongst others, the following persons are buried here or mentioned on the Wall of Missing (Overview)

Busch, Ernst
* July 6th, 1885
† July 17th, 1945
Ritscherle, Karl
* May 1st, 1898
† August 24th, 1940
Plot: 9 Row: 5 Grave: 27
Salomo, Erich
* 1920
† 1940
Plot: 9 Row: 5 Grave: 27

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