CWGC Munster Heath

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Just visited this Cemetary, and was interested to see all the deaths were post WW2, mostly 46/47.

Does anyone know the history of this. Did we continue to suffer deaths (mines, etc?) as they are noted as war deaths. Or are they war wounded who died of wounds from BMH Munster? Or poist was accidents/other deaths.

Any info welcome, thanks.
 
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Poppy_Travel said:
The Cemetery Description page on the relevant CWGC page explains that most of those in the cemetery died after the war durign the occupation of Germany. Read more here http://www.cwgc.org/search/cemetery_details.aspx?cemetery=146003&mode=1

A little further wsouth you can find Becklingen Cemetery, just North of Hohne Camp, which has many war dead from the last few months of the Second World War.

http://www.cwgc.org/search/cemetery_details.aspx?cemetery=2009051&mode=1
Munster Heath is due East of Munster, Westfalen near the town of Telgte not North of Hohne. :)
 
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western said:
Poppy_Travel said:
The Cemetery Description page on the relevant CWGC page explains that most of those in the cemetery died after the war durign the occupation of Germany. Read more here http://www.cwgc.org/search/cemetery_details.aspx?cemetery=146003&mode=1

A little further wsouth you can find Becklingen Cemetery, just North of Hohne Camp, which has many war dead from the last few months of the Second World War.

http://www.cwgc.org/search/cemetery_details.aspx?cemetery=2009051&mode=1
Munster Heath is due East of Munster, Westfalen near the town of Telgte not North of Hohne. :)
OOps - that Munster rather than Muenster. There goes my reputation for geographical accuracy

That will explain the crumb of doubt in my mind about why I couldnlt remember where on Mnsterlager it was.
 
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Poppy_Travel said:
OOps - that Munster rather than Muenster. There goes my reputation for geographical accuracy

That will explain the crumb of doubt in my mind about why I couldnlt remember where on Mnsterlager it was.
Pah, you'll be telling us that the Battle of Verdun was in Vichy France next!!!! :lol:
 
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Poppy_Travel said:
The Cemetery Description page on the relevant CWGC page explains that most of those in the cemetery died after the war durign the occupation of Germany. Read more here http://www.cwgc.org/search/cemetery_details.aspx?cemetery=146003&mode=1

A little further wsouth you can find Becklingen Cemetery, just North of Hohne Camp, which has many war dead from the last few months of the Second World War.

http://www.cwgc.org/search/cemetery_details.aspx?cemetery=2009051&mode=1
I assume that Munster Heath is the same, although they dead are listed as war dead.

I cannot search CWGC ast present due to a computer problem
 
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bigpod said:
Poppy_Travel said:
The Cemetery Description page on the relevant CWGC page explains that most of those in the cemetery died after the war durign the occupation of Germany. Read more here http://www.cwgc.org/search/cemetery_details.aspx?cemetery=146003&mode=1

A little further wsouth you can find Becklingen Cemetery, just North of Hohne Camp, which has many war dead from the last few months of the Second World War.

http://www.cwgc.org/search/cemetery_details.aspx?cemetery=2009051&mode=1
I assume that Munster Heath is the same, although they dead are listed as war dead.

I cannot search CWGC ast present due to a computer problem
No Munster Heath is mainly post war dead from 1945-47, from RTA, illness etc., whilst still on war service. I can't get on the CWGC site either at the moment otherwuise I would have pasted the text.

I think Hannover war cemetery is a bit similar. It has many post war dead.
 

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