Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen) Germany
Postal Code: 30453
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City district cemetery Fössefeld
This cemetery contains 840 graves over 1.3 hectares, or 3.2 acres. Among them are several hundred war graves, from the Franco-Prussian War, World War I and World War II. Also interred here are several World War II soldiers who were executed for desertion, resisting orders or "undermining military morale" during the Nazi regime.
The cemetery is no longer in official active use. Since 1971 no new grave rights have been issued, but there are occasional new burials at existing family graves. Stadtteilfriedhof Fössefeld is maintained and preserved as a war graves memorial cemetery. The responsible office is located at Stadtfriedhof Ricklingen.