IXELLES (ELSENE) COMMUNAL CEMETERY
|Region||Brussels - Capital Region|
|Total identified casualties||12 Find these records|
|Casualties from||First World War|
The cemetery lies to the south of Brussels centre in the commune of Ixelles (Elsene). From the Brussels inner ring road turn off at Louizaplein and follow the Louizalaan to the end. At the end of the Louizalaan bear left into Emile De Motlaan. At the first junction turn left into Boulevard de la Cambre. At the next junction take the second left onto Boulevard General Jacques (the tram route runs along the centre of this road). At the third junction turn right into Jaargetijdenlaan and follow this road to the roundabout where the main entrance to the cemetery leads off the roundabout. Go through the main entrance and at the first roundabout turn left into the Avenue No 2. Follow this road to the next roundabout and go straight over. The graves are located on the right, in Block A. GPS coordinates : Latitude 50º48'56"N Longitude 04º23'26"E
The Commonwealth servicemen buried in Ixelles Communal Cemetery died as prisoners of war, and are buried in a "pelouse d'honneur" with Belgian, French, Russian and Italian soldiers. The cemetery contains 13 Commonwealth burials of the First World War.