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LEEFDAAL CHURCHYARD

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Country:
Belgium
Locality:
Vlaams-Brabant
Identified Casualties:
2
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
4.59097
Latitude:
50.84753

Location Information

Leefdaal is a village lying 800 metres south of the main road between Brussels and Leuven. It is 25 kilometres east of Brussels and 10 kilometres south-west of Leuven. The churchyard surrounds the church, which is in the centre of Leefdaal. The Commonwealth graves are close to the main door of the church.

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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.
Leefdaal Churchyard contains two Commonwealth burials of the Second World War.