The Royal Canadian Regiment and
The First World War - 1914-1919

Niederzwehren Cemetery

The city of Kassel lies in the centre of Germany approx 165kms south of Hannover. From the A49 Kassel to Gudensberg motorway take exit 6 (Ausfahrt 6) KASSEL-NIEDERZWEHREN. This merges onto the FRANKFURTERSTRASSE. Continue for approx 1km, then turn right (CWGC sign) onto the DITTERHÄUSERSTRASSE. Continue for approx 400m and turn right (CWGC sign). Continue for a further 800m (back under the motorway) and then turn left (CWGC sign) onto AM KIELSBERG. Continue up the hill for approx 1km and the cemetery can be found on the right. The cemetery address is:- Am Kielsberg 34134 Kassel Germany GPS Location is:- N 51 15 49 E 09 27 56

For more information - CWGC

Royal Canadians buried at the Niederzwehren Cemetery are listed below.

Regt. No. Rank. Given Names. Surname. Date of Death. Remarks. CVWM/CWGC Link; Grave Ref.
Lieut.William MacGregor BLOTT13-May-17CVWM
III. H. I.

Niederzwehren Cemetery Niederzwehren Cemetery

Photos by Leif Carl.

Lieutenant William Blott Lieutenant William Blott

Photos by Fritz; a member of the Great War Forum.

Niederzwehren Cemetery Niederzwehren Cemetery

Photos by Jürgen Leister.

Niederzwehren Cemetery

News coverage of German memorial service at Niederzwehren Cemetery, 15 Nov 2009.

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