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BRAINE-LE-COMTE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

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Country:
Belgium
Locality:
Hainaut
Identified Casualties:
40
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
4.13196
Latitude:
50.61575

Location Information

The village of Braine-le-Comte is located north-east of the town of Soignies on the N6. From the motorway E19 turn off at junction 19 (Nivelles-sud) onto the R24 direction Ronquieres. Follow the R24 to the junction with the N533 and turn left direction Ronquieres. Follow the N533 to the junction with the N6 in Braine-le-Comte. At the crossroads go straight over into rue E Moucheron and the cemetery is along on the right at the junction with Chemin des 10 Maisons. The graves are located to the left of the main path in the centre of the cemetery.

Historical Information

Braine-le-Comte Communal Cemetery contains the graves of 33 Commonwealth servicemen of the First World War, all of whom died as prisoners of war. The cemetery also contains the graves of seven Second World War airmen.