BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY, HAINAUT

Country Belgium
Region Hainaut
Total identified casualties 3 Find these records
Casualties from Second World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.66843
Longitude: 3.31838

Location Information

Bailleul Communal Cemetery is located between Kortrijk (20 Km) and Tournai (11 Km). From Tournai the N50 leads for 3 km to the left hand turning onto rue de Templeuve (towards Ramegnies Chin). 8 km along this road lies the village of Bailleul. The cemetery is located on a small lane leading from the church and market square. The graves are located in the south-east corner of the cemetery.


Visiting Information

Wheelchair access possible via main entrance. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our Enquiries Section on telephone number 01628 507200.

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. Bailleul Communal Cemetery contains three Commonwealth burials of the Second World War.

NEARBY CWGC CEMETERIES & Memorials

ESTAIMBOURG CHURCHYARD

Location: Belgium, Hainaut

Number of casualties: 12

ESQUELMES CHURCHYARD

Location: Belgium, Hainaut

Number of casualties: 10

RAMEGNIES-CHIN CHURCHYARD

Location: Belgium, Hainaut

Number of casualties: 21