War Graves

The graves of foreign soldiers and prisoners of war from the First and Second World Wars are to be preserved and maintained. The overall responsibility for this lies with the Ministry of Culture and Equality.

Møllendal War Cemetery in Bergen.

About the war graves

There are 29 450 foreign war graves in Norway. All foreign war graves are maintained and provided for by the Norwegian Government.


Legislation and documentation

Legislation, regulations and the grant scheme for war graves and documentation relating to war graves.

Picture of a white wooden gate at Risør war cemetery with a black sign with the following text: "Commonwealth Krigsgraver / Commonwealth War Graves".

Norwegian War Graves Service

The history, tasks and organisation of the Norwegian War Graves Service.