French War Cemetery Kapelle

Back Kitskinderscheweg 1, 4421 PJ Kapelle

The French War Cemetery, part of the Kapelle General Cemetery, contains 209 war graves of French and North African soldiers killed in the Netherlands during the Second World War. On the cemetery two monuments can be found: a pillar with mosaic work surrounded by a memorial wall with the casualties names engraved and a separate stone base with a Gallic rooster on top of it.

The FrenchWarCemetery is situated west of the town of Kapelle and contains 209 French war graves. Most of these French soldiers died in May 1940. The other soldiers died during commando-raids and during the liberation of the Netherlands. All 600 French soldier killed in action in the Netherlands between 1940 and 1945 are commemorated in Kapelle.

The French cemetery contains 209 war graves

The French cemetery contains 209 war graves

Memorial wall

Memorial wall

Memorial stone base with  French rooster on top of it

Memorial stone base with French rooster on top of it

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