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MERE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

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Country:
Belgium
Locality:
Oost-Vlaanderen
Identified Casualties:
2

Location Information

The village of Mere is located south-west of the town of Aalst off the N46. From the motorway E40/A10, which runs between Oostende and Brussels, turn off at junction 18 onto the N46. The road into Mere is situated between the two motorway slip roads. Turn into Bosstraat, direction Erpe-Mere, and follow this road through the village along Steenstraat and into Kerkhofstraat. The cemetery is along Kerkhofstraat on the left. The graves are just inside the entrance on the right of the path.

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.

Mere Communal Cemetery contains two Commonwealth burials of the Second World War.