PEUTIE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Country Belgium
Region Vlaams-Brabant
Total identified casualties 2 Find these records
Casualties from Second World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.92712
Longitude: 4.45888

Location Information

Peutie is a village 14 kilometres north-north-east of Brussels, lying 2 kilometres east of Vilvoorde on the Brussels-Malines main road. The cemetery is on the eastern edge of the village, on the north side of the road to Perk. The Commonwealth graves are in the north-western part of the cemetery.


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. Peutie Communal Cemetery contains two Commonwealth burials of the Second World War.

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