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Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery, Poland

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Photographed by Malcolm Brooke

 

Poznan Cemetery is a fascinating visit.
The dead of different and complex conflicts are buried here. 

 

 Photographed by Malcolm Brooke

 

 Photographed by Malcolm Brooke

 

 Photographed by Malcolm Brooke

 

The cemeteries here not only include the dead of WW2 but also those killed
in the 1956 Polish uprising.

 

 Photographed by Malcolm Brooke

 

 Photographed by Malcolm Brooke

 

These are a few graves of the many Poles who died whilst supporting
Soviet troops attacking the Poznan Citadel towards the end of WW2. 

 

 Photographed by Malcolm Brooke

 

The Russian dead from the Citadel battle 

 

 Photographed by Malcolm Brooke

 

Polish soldiers clearing the leaves that cover the area each Autumn 

 

 Photographed by Malcolm Brooke

 

British WW1 prisoners who died in captivity are buried here

 

Photographed by Malcolm Brooke 

 

Photographed by Malcolm Brooke 

 

A large number of graves of those executed following 'The Great Escape' are
buried in this cemetery. S/L Bussell was one of the main leaders of the plot.

 

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Sgt A C Brand

Sgt D G Cox

F/S R Crossley

F/S L F English RNZAF

Sgt T Graham

Sgt J T Hubbard

 

Sgt G Humble

Sgt W B Ness RCAF

P/O O A O'Leary RCAF

Sgt J H Shaw

Sgt T Underdown