Liberation Tourbook Fletcher Hotels

We are proud to announce that War Cemetery Brunssum is included in the Fletcher Hotels Tourbook 2024 edition. War Cemetery Brunssum is listed on pages 102 and 103 You can view and download the Tourbook digitally via this link. Leisure Brochure Tourbook Fletcher Hotels – Liberation Route Europe 2024

Peace Light 2023

On December 22, scouting Brunssum presented the peace light that they personally collected in Austria (LINZ) to the Brunssum community at our Warcemetery. During a windy ceremony, Mayor Wilma van der Rijt, Children’s Mayor Davinya Bergmann, Pastor Goulmy and Shirley van Dishoeck-Sinfield spoke catchy words and then received the light. All photos can be viewed […]

Poppyday 2023

On November 11, 2023, there was a commemoration for those who gave their lives for our freedom. This commemoration was musically enhanced by the JFCB ladies choir You can view photos of this commemoration by clicking here With thanks to Bernadette Posthuma

Monument of Tolerance

On November 9th the commemoration at the Monument of Tolerance in Haelen, Limburg, took place. This is an annual commemoration for the fallen of 9 nationalities. Veterans from WWII were present from England, Belgium and Germany. The War Cemetery Brunssum foundation was also represented and laid a Poppywreath.

Visit Gerry Walsh.

We had a visit from Gerry Walsh on 25th Oct 2023. His Grandfather,  Gerard H.L Mole is buried in our cemetery. Together with the adopters of the grave and board members Shirley van Dishoeck-Sinfeld and Harold Apps, they visited the locations where the fighting took place. Gerard Mole was one of the victims of the […]

Commemoration Lancaster 2023

Commemoration of the Lancaster crash on October 5. 81 years ago. Every year on October 5, a commemoration ceremony takes place, organized by British soldiers stationed at NATO headquarters in Brunssum. Mayor Wilma van der Rijt and councilor Hugo Janssen were among those present. The board of Warcemetery Brunssum also laid a flower arrangement at […]

Bracelets and coins

During the 8th International Veterans Day on September 16, 2023, we will present our new bracelets and beautiful coins. These are of course available at our stand (1) at attractive prices. The bracelets cost only €1.50 The coins € 15.00, Packed in a beautiful gift box € 20.00. Of course, our beautiful bilingual books about […]

PIT Culture Guide

Today 2023-08-30  several representatives of different disciplins of “Culture” made a tour of War Cemetery as part of the PIT culture guide. A preparation for school visits in the future at our War Cemetery. The delegation received our book “Lest We Forget”.

Film recordings

On 2023-08-18 we made film recordings for a documentary about all active war cemeteries in Limburg. The chairman and secretary gave text and explanation about the objectives of our foundation. When the film is ready, it will be available on our website.

Looking back – JFC cycles for War Cemetery Brunssum

Looking back Cycletour from North to South celebrating 70 years HQ JFCBS in Brunssum In 2023, Headquarters Allied Joint Force Command Brunssum (HQ JFCBS), the NATO establishment at the heart of the town, will celebrate its 70th year of operations guaranteeing the security of Europe as part of the NATO Alliance. As part of this […]