PECQ COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Country Belgium
Region Hainaut
Total identified casualties 19 Find these records
Casualties from First & Second World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.69056
Longitude: 3.33891

Location Information

Pecq Communal Cemetery is located 10 kilometres north of Tournai on the N 50, Rue De Courtrai, a road connecting Tournai to Kortrijk (Courtrai). The N50 passes directly through the village of Pecq. The cemetery is located 800 metres from the village square on the right hand side of the road, when travelling towards Kortrijk.


Visiting Information

The graves are to be found in Row F, Graves 2 and 3. Visitors should note that this site is restricted to normal cemetery opening hours. Wheelchair access possible via main entrance. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our Enquiries Department on telephone number: 01628 634221

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. Pecq Communal Cemetery contains 19 burials of the Second World War, two of them unidentified. There are also two First World War burials.

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Number of casualties: 233