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LA HULPE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

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Casualty Record Detail
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Country:
Belgium
Locality:
Brabant Wallon
Identified Casualties:
3
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
4.48752
Latitude:
50.73381

Location Information

The village of La Hulpe is situated to the south of Brussels off the ring R0 which runs between Brussels and Waterloo. From the ring R0 heading in the direction of Waterloo take the first exit off after the junction with the E411/A4. Come up to the T junction and turn left toward Hoeilaart, then take the first right turn and cross over the railway. At the T junction turn left onto Terhulpensesteenweg and follow this road into the village of La Hulpe. On entering the village take the second turn left after the water, this is called rue Eugene Castaigne, then take the second turn left called rue des Deportes and the cemetery is at the end. The World War II graves are located at the left hand side of the entrance and can be seen on entering the cemetery. for the World War I grave you have to walk further along the main path and turn left up the second path. At the end of this path turn left and the war grave is the seventh on the left.

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.

La Hulpe Communal Cemetery contains two Commonwealth burials of the Second World War. The single First World War casualty buried in the cemetery died after the Armistice.