Postal Code: 82-200
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Malbork city was previously known as Marienburg
The Second World War burials at Malbork are mostly of men who died while prisoners of war in the nearby camps.
Stalag XXB was a camp of some size at Malbork itself, Stalag lA was situated at Stablack, between Malbork and Gdansk, Stalag 2A at Starogard, a few kilometres south of Stablack, and Stalag XXA, at Torun (Thorn), about 120 kilometres south of Malbork.
At the end of hostilies, the graves service of the British Army of the Rhine moved the remains from the local burial grounds to this cemetery, together with other Commonwealth graves in outlying places in the area where their permanent maintenance could not be assured.
Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery contains 232 Second World War burials. The 13 First World War burials which were moved from Gdansk (Danzig) Garrison Cemetery in 1960. It also contains the Malbork Memorial, commemorating 39 First World War casualties originally buried in Heilsberg Prisoners of War Cemetery (changed in 1953 to Lidsbark War Cemetery) where their graves could no longer be maintained.