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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BOLTON Thomas O
DRON William
EVANS Brian H
GALLOWAY Somerville R
HARDY Hubert W
HUMBLE George
KIDD George W A
RANDALL Leslie