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Dutch War Cemetery Kembang Kuning

(Indonesia - Surabaya)

Kembang Kuning Dutch War Cemetery contains more than 5,000 graves, of civilians who perished in the Japanese camps during the Japanese occupation which lasted from 1942 to 1945 as well as soldiers who were killed in the Second World War.

At the cemetery is the Karel Doorman Memorial located, which commemorates the Battle of the Javasea (27 February 1942). Written on the memorial are the names of 915 sailors who died at sea during this battle.

There are also graves from the post-war actions in the Dutch Indies and the campaign in New Guinea.

Click for more information on the overview at the bottom of the page.


  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Henk en Diana de Gouw van Zuylen

Address and contactinformation

Jalan Makam Kembang Kuning
WWII grade:

Oorlogsgravenstichting (OGS)

Nederlands ereveld Kembang Kuning te Surabaya

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

Doorman, Karel Willem Frederik Marie
* April 23rd, 1889
† February 28th, 1942
Heugten, Josephus van
* January 27th, 1928
† May 9th, 1949
Plot: C Grave: 291
Lacomblé, Eugène Eduard Bernard
* October 26th, 1896
† February 28th, 1942

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