BISSEGEM COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Country Belgium
Region West-Vlaanderen
Total identified casualties 31 Find these records
Casualties from First & Second World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.81885
Longitude: 3.23101

Location Information

Bissegem Communal Cemetery is located 26 km east of Ieper and 2 km west of Kortrijk town centre. From Ieper town centre the cemetery is located via the N8 Meenseweg, a road connecting Ieper to Menen and onto Bissegem. 500 metres after crossing the Kortrijk ring road (R8), lies the right hand turning from the N8 Meensesteenweg onto Driekerkenstraat. The cemetery lies 1 km after this right hand turning on the left hand side of the Driekerkenstraat on the junction with Kerkvoetweg.


Visiting Information

Wheelchair access possible via main entrance. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our Enquiries Department on telephone number: 01628 634221

History Information

Bissegem Communal Cemetery contains the graves of 25 Commonwealth servicemen of the First World War, all dating from late October 1918 and the Allied advance to victory. The eight Second World War burials all date from late May and early June 1940 and the withdrawal to Dunkirk ahead of the German advance.

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