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ZUIDSCHOTE CHURCHYARD

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Country:
Belgium
Locality:
West-Vlaanderen
Identified Casualties:
62

Location Information

Zuidschote is located north of the town of Ieper on the N369 road direction Diksmuide.

The church is in the centre of the village in the Zuidschotsestraat. Walking through the entrance, facing the church, the CWGC plot is on the right hand side of the church.

Visiting Information

Wheelchair access to this site is possible, but maybe by an alternative entrance.

For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our Enquiries Department on telephone number: 01628 634221

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.

Zuidschote Churchyard contains 76 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, 14 of them unidentified. There are also five unidentified French burials of the First World War.