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INGOYGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY

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Country:
Belgium
Locality:
West-Vlaanderen
Identified Casualties:
59
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
3.43483
Latitude:
50.81946

Location Information

Ingoyghem (now Ingooigem) is a village and commune 14 Kms east of Kortrijk. From the E17 motorway, turn off at Junction 4 in the direction of Vichte along the N36. Follow the N36 to the village of Ingooigem. In the village take the third turning on the left into Sint-Antoniusstraat. The Cemetery is located along this street on the right.

Visiting Information

Wheelchair access to this cemetery is possible via main entrance.
For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our Enquiries Section on telephone number 01628 507200.

Historical Information

The village of Ingoyghem was taken by the 9th (Scottish) Division on 25 October 1918. The military cemetery had been started by the Germans and 54 of their graves (only three of them identified) remain in the south end.

Practically all of the 88 First World War Commonwealth burials and commemorations in the cemetery date from October 1918. 31 of the burials are unidentified but special memorials commemorate five casualties known to be buried among them. There are also three burials from the Second World War, one of which is unidentified, all dating from May 1940.