ST. GENESIUS-RODE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Country Belgium
Region Vlaams-Brabant
Total identified casualties 1 Find these records
Casualties from Second World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.74164
Longitude: 4.34509

Location Information

St. Genesius-Rode is a village situated 14 kilometres south of Brussels. It lies 4 kilometres west of the Brussels-Charleroi road. The cemetery is on the south-eastern side of the village, at the corner of the Bosstraat and the Fornteinstraat. The one British grave is in the Belgian Pelouse D'Honneur in the south-eastern 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. St. Genesius-Rode Communal Cemetery contains one Commonwealth burial of the Second World War.

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