WULPEN CHURCHYARD

Country Belgium
Region West-Vlaanderen
Total identified casualties 14 Find these records
Casualties from Second World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 51.10059
Longitude: 2.6994

Location Information

Wulpen Churchyard is located 5 Km north east of Veurne. From Veurne the N35 leads for 500 metres onto the junction with the N39 Nieuwpoortskeiweg. 4 km along the N39 lies the village of Wulpen and the right hand turning onto the Dorpsplaats. The churchyard is located 500 metres along the Dorpsplaats on the left hand side of the road.


History 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. Wulpen Churchyard contains 20 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, six of them unidentified.

NEARBY CWGC CEMETERIES & Memorials

OOSTDUINKERKE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Location: Belgium, West-Vlaanderen

Number of casualties: 180

VEURNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

Location: Belgium, West-Vlaanderen

Number of casualties: 79

VEURNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Location: Belgium, West-Vlaanderen

Number of casualties: 2