KORBEEK-DIJLE CHURCHYARD

Country Belgium
Region Vlaams-Brabant
Total identified casualties 1 Find these records
Casualties from Second World War

Location Information

Koorbeek-Dijle is a small village 30 kilometres east of Brussels and 8 kilometres south-west of Leuven. It lies astride the Leuven-Oberijse road. The churchyard lies about 360 metres east of the main road, and the Commonwealth grave is on the west side of the church, close to the boundary wall.


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. Korbeek-Dijle Churchyard contains one Commonwealth burial of the Second World War.

NEARBY CWGC CEMETERIES & Memorials

BERTEM CHURCHYARD

Location: Belgium, Vlaams-Brabant

Number of casualties: 1

NEERIJSE CHURCHYARD

Location: Belgium, Vlaams-Brabant

Number of casualties: 3

LEEFDAAL CHURCHYARD

Location: Belgium, Vlaams-Brabant

Number of casualties: 2