WEST CAPPEL CHURCHYARD

Country France
Region Nord
Total identified casualties 38 Find these records
Casualties from Second World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.92767
Longitude: 2.50915

Location Information

West Cappel is a village 16 kilometres south-east of Dunkirk and some 6 kilometres north-east of Wormhoudt. In the churchyard, near the north-eastern corner of the church, is the Commonwealth plot containing the graves of soldiers from the United Kingdom.


History Information

There are now nearly 70, 1939-45 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, over 30 are unidentified and 12 whose graves could not be precisely located are commemorated by special memorials inscribed "Buried near this spot".

NEARBY CWGC CEMETERIES & Memorials

REXPOEDE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Location: France, Nord

Number of casualties: 33

WORMHOUDT COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Location: France, Nord

Number of casualties: 148

WARHEM COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Location: France, Nord

Number of casualties: 87