Relation with Lake (class): Lake Area Cemetery (LAI)  
Total nr. of casualties buried here (TC): 6 end WW2, today: 6. 
Lake casualties, initially, end WW2 (LC-I): 0
Unknown today: 0
of which unknown from Lake (LC-U): 0
of which unknown from North Sea (NS-U): 0
Initial burial site in WW2: yes.
Post war burial site for collection and reburial from other sites: no
Cemetery with Lake casualties today: no.


Grafhorst is the northern of three cemeteries with war graves on cemetery-hill "Zandberg" in the municipally Kampen-IJsselmuiden. A crew of six is buried in the back of this graveyard, behind the morgue. At the nearby Ganzediep river, on the location where their Lancaster crashed, the people of Grafhorst erected a monument.


Dutch name cemetery: Grafhorst Algemene Begraafplaats 
Full name: IJsselmuiden (Grafhorst) General Cemetery.
Address (usable for car navigation):
Grafhorsterweg 73-81, 8277 AB, Grafhorst (gem. Kampen).

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Lancaster W4316 of 460 Sqn (pilot Sgt. R. Vaughan) crashed in the night of 13 June 1943, just north of this cemetery. Only Sgt. Cornish survived. He was severely wounded and was transported to a hospital in Amsterdam. Later he became POW. Every year the crew is commemorated. 

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