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HOULGATE (BEUZEVAL) COMMUNAL CEMETERY

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Country:
France
Locality:
Calvados
Identified Casualties:
10

Location Information

Houlgate is a small town on the Normandy coast. It lies 25 kilometres north-east of Caen, 27 kilometres north-west of Lisieux and 13 kilometres south-west of Deauville.

From Dives-sur-Mer follow the road to Deauville and then follow the signposts to the golf course. The cemetery is in the country about 2 kilometres east of Houlgate, at a place called Beuzeval, and will be found approximately 200 metres north of the N813 Houlgate-Deauville road.

Historical Information

There are 12 Commonwealth burials of the 1939-1945 war commemorated in this site. Of these 2 are unidentified and one of the airmen is commemorated by a Special Memorial inscribed "Buried near this spot.".