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WULPEN CHURCHYARD

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Casualty Record Detail
Casualty Record Detail
Casualty Record Detail
Casualty Record Detail
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Country:
Belgium
Locality:
West-Vlaanderen
Identified Casualties:
14
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
2.6994
Latitude:
51.10059

Location Information

Wulpen Churchyard is located 5 Km north east of Veurne.

From Veurne the N35 leads for 500 metres onto the junction with the N39 Nieuwpoortskeiweg. 4 km along the N39 lies the village of Wulpen and the right hand turning onto the Dorpsplaats. The churchyard is located 500 metres along the Dorpsplaats on the left hand side of the road.

Historical Information

The British Expeditionary Force was involved in the later stages of the defence of Belgium following the German invasion in May 1940, and suffered many casualties in covering the withdrawal to Dunkirk.

Wulpen Churchyard contains 20 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, six of them unidentified.