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MUNSTERBILZEN COMMUNAL CEMETERY

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Country:
Belgium
Locality:
Limburg (Belgium)
Identified Casualties:
3
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
5.53224
Latitude:
50.88549

Location Information

The village of Munsterbilzen is located north-west of the town of Maastricht on the N730. From the motorway E313 which runs between Antwerpen and Liege, turn off at junction 31 Hoeselt-Bilzen and onto the N730 direction Bilzen. In the village turn right onto the N2 and First left onto the N730 direction Munsterbilzen. On entering the village cross the railway and turn first right into Bunderstraat, the cemetery is on the right. The graves are located by the rear entrance.

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.

Munsterbilzen Communal Cemetery contains the graves three airmen of the Second World War.