VEURNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Country Belgium
Region West-Vlaanderen
Total identified casualties 1 Find these records
Casualties from Second World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 51.07443
Longitude: 2.66459

Location Information

Veurne Communal Cemetery is located in the north-east district of the town of Veurne (also known as Furnes). From the Grote Markt the Oostraat leads for 500 metres to the left hand turning onto Oude Vestingstraat. The cemetery is located 500 metres along Oude Vestingstraat on the right hand side of the road.


History Information

VEURNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY contains two Commonwealth burials of the First World War. The adjoining COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION contains 77 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, almost all of which date from the last two or three days of May 1940 when the British Expeditionary Force withdrew to a small area around Dunkirk. There are also two Czech war graves within the extension.

NEARBY CWGC CEMETERIES & Memorials

VEURNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

Location: Belgium, West-Vlaanderen

Number of casualties: 79

STEENKERKE BELGIAN MILITARY CEMETERY

Location: Belgium, West-Vlaanderen

Number of casualties: 30

STEENKERKE CHURCHYARD

Location: Belgium, West-Vlaanderen

Number of casualties: 2