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PEUTIE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

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Casualty Record Detail
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Country:
Belgium
Locality:
Vlaams-Brabant
Identified Casualties:
2
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
4.45888
Latitude:
50.92712

Location Information

Peutie is a village 14 kilometres north-north-east of Brussels, lying 2 kilometres east of Vilvoorde on the Brussels-Malines main road. The cemetery is on the eastern edge of the village, on the north side of the road to Perk. The Commonwealth graves are in the north-western part of the cemetery.

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