Not Forgotten – Hungary


Budapest War Cemetery, Budapest.

Budapest War Cemetery contains 173 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, all of them airmen whose graves were brought in from sites all over Hungary after the war. 3 of these burials are unidentified. The single First World War burial was moved to the cemetery from Rascalmas Roman Catholic Cemetery in 1958. The cemetery also contains one Czech, one French and 37 Polish War Graves.

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ZEIGLER [Zetland] Jindřich Otto [Henry Osbert], 41, F/O, 104 Sqn., Air Gunner


* 11/03/03, Prague

† 05/05/44, Budapest

Shot down on bombing raid

Grave ref: Coll. grave III. E. 6-10

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Visiting information: here

Location Information:

Budapest War Cemetery is 16 kilometres to the north west of the city. Take Route 10 from the city centre, in the direction of Dorog. Keep going for 14 kilometres from the city centre until you reach a large Auchan Hypermarket. At the roundabout take the first exit for Dorog and continue for about 500 metres. Then on your left take the small road leading to the village of Solymar. The cemetery is immediately on your left with a small car park to the rear.

Address: Budapest War Cemetery, Külső-Vasút utca 3368, 2083 Solymár, Budapest.
GPS Location: +47° 36′ 3.89″, +18° 57′ 25.88″
Map Location: View

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The assistance of Ministerstvo obrany České republiky [Ministry of Defence, Czech Republic] and The War Graves Photographic Project, with this article, is very much appreciated.




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2 Responses to Not Forgotten – Hungary

  1. Milan says:

    Heinz Otto Ziegler (1903 – 1944) was a Czech political scientist, sociologist, who became an RAF Air Gunner. He was killed in action in May 1944. Had a son with the English author Mary Wesley, who worked for MI5 during the war.

    Ziegler wrote his doctoral dissertation for Heidelberg University in 1925 Die Bedeutung des geltenden Wahlverfahrens für die politische Struktur Deutschlands (The importance of the current election process for the political structure of Germany).

    In the interval, he published Die moderne Nation. Ein Beitrag zur politischen Soziologie. (The modern nations: an account of political sociology), published by Mohr in Tübingen,, 1931, and still held in most major research libraries. The work was reviewed in several academic journals. Subsequently, he published Autoritärer oder totaler Staat. (Authoritarian or total State) Tübingen: Mohr, 1932. and Die berufliche und soziale Gliederung der Bevölkerung in der Tschechoslowakei. (The professional and social structure of the population in Czechoslovakia.) Brünn: Rudolf M. Rohrer, 1936.

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