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MOLLEM COMMUNAL CEMETERY

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Country:
Belgium
Locality:
Vlaams-Brabant
Identified Casualties:
2

Location Information

Mollem is a village lying 17 kilometres north-west of Brussels, and 3 kilometres north of the main road to Gent. Brussels is the most convenient centre. The Commonwealth graves are in the south-eastern part of the cemetery.

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.

Mollem Communal Cemetery contains 2 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War.