Then we arrived at the hardest part, Nijmegen. The British cemetery was easy to find as there were road signs leading to it. But close to it we should've found a public graveyard with the grave of Jan van Hoof. There were signs to a crematorium and we finally found a very small sign to a graveyard. It turned out not to be the right one but the people there told us where we could find it. In the end it seemed to be easier to just walk over this graveyard and across the street was the gate to the right graveyard. But they sent us by car and we passed the right gate without knowing it. We should've found the grave behind the gate, but there was no sign to it and we first had to pass a building to get to the graves.
At the first graveyard they told us where we could find the former grave of Jan van Hoof. It is a monument now and it was much easier to find.
To close this day we had already drove over the Waal Bridge and a part of the dike at the other side of the river.

At September 17th there were already a few paratroopers at Nijmegen. But they had to go back to Groesbeek to repel the German counterattacks. Two days later they came back with the British XXX Corps. They failed with getting the Germans away from the Waal bridges.

Hotel Sionshof, the headquarters Monument for the American paratroopers Plaque at the monument Entrance of the British cemetery
Memorial stone 1543 graves British graves There is one grave for a Dutch man
The former grave of Jan van Hoof Plaque on the former grave Plaque on the former grave Monument for the civil victims of the bobardment of February 22, 1944
Grave of Jan van Hoof German artillery German artillery