FROYENNES COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Country Belgium
Region Hainaut
Total identified casualties 24 Find these records
Casualties from Second World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.62566
Longitude: 3.35908

Location Information

Froyennes Communal Cemetery is located 2 km north west of Tournai on a road leading from the N509 which connects Tournai to Froyennes. From Tournai follow the N50 towards Kortrijk for 1 km. At the traffic lights turn left onto Chaussee du Pont Royal. 40 metres further turnn right into Chaussee de Courtrai (N509) which, after 800m, becomes rue de Flequières. The cemetery is located 100 metres further on the right 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. Froyennes Communal Cemetery contains 31 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, six of them unidentified.

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