The village of Milsbeek is in the east of the
Netherlands, and approx 15kms south east of the city of Nijmegen.
The Netherlands fell to the Germans in May 1940 and was not re-entered
by Allied forces until September 1944. With a few exeptions, burials at
Milsbeek War Cemetery date from February and March 1945, the days of the
advance into Germany. They include men from the 51st (Highland) Division,
the 52nd (Lowland) Division, and the 3rd Battalion Irish Guards. The
cemetery contains 210 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War.