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Commonwealth and Polish War Graves Newark Cemetery

A Memorial Cross to the Polish airmen that are buried here during the 2nd World War was erected in the plot and unveiled on 15th July 1941 by President Raczkiewicz, ex-President of the Polish Republic and head of the war-time Polish Government in London, supported by General Wladyslaw Sikorski, Commander in Chief of the Polish Forces and war-time Prime Minister. When both men subsequently died, General Sikorski (aged 62) on the 4th July 1943 and President Raczkiewicz in 1947, they were buried at the foot of the Polish Memorial. General Sikorski’s It contains a memorial to Poland’s exiled war leader, General Sikorski who died when the aeroplane he was travelling in crashed over Gibraltar on the 4th July 1943.

The highest concentration of commemorations can be particularly found in Newark-On-Trent, Nottinghamshire. Our local cemetery with nearly 400 Polish Airmen that died, and are buried in special plot on the east side. You can park for free at the Main Gate parking lot at Newark Cemetery, It is location on London Road – Elm Avenue,

Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 1SQ

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