Rheinberg Cemetery

The site of Rheinberg Cemetery was chosen in 1946 by the Army Graves Service.  There are 3,326 Second World War Commonwealth servicemen, mostly air-men, buried here.  Included in this number are 4 Irish-born British Merchant Seamen, Harry’s comrades, who died in Farge.

 

Read more in Forgotten Hero of Bunker Valentin – The Harry Callan Story.

 

For directions and more information on Rheinberg Cemetery see link:

 

http://www.ww1cemeteries.com/ww2_cemeteries/rheinberg_war_cemetery.htm 

Photo Credit:  Michael Callan 2013

Harry Callan and family with the Bürgermeister of Westertimke, Hans-Joachim Nikolaus [l-r Brian Callan, Catherine Purcell (nee Callan), Uwe Heitmann, Hella Nikolaus, Harry Callan, Hans-Joachim Nikolaus, Martina Callan, Michèle Callan and June Harte]

 

Photo Credit: Michael Callan 2013

 

Westertimke 

Old village street close to original entrance of Milag und Marlag Nord

Photo Credit:  Michael Callan 2013

Harry Callan in one of the original barracks at Stalag XB, Sandbostel in 2013

Photo Credit: Michael Callan 2013