VIEUX-BERQUIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Country France
Region Nord
Total identified casualties 11 Find these records
Casualties from First & Second World War

Location Information

Vieux-Berquin is a small village 11 kilometres south-east of Hazebrouck. The Communal Cemetery is situated a short distance to the east of the village on the road to Outtersteene and Bailleul.


History Information

Vieux-Berquin was occupied by the Cavalry Corps on 12 October 1914, and from that date until the Battles of the Lys in 1918 it remained in Allied hands. The communal cemetery contains 11 Commonwealth burials of the First World War. Five of the burials are unidentified and were brought in by the French authorities from scattered sites in the neighbourhood. Five Canadian airmen of the Second World War are also buried in the cemetery.

NEARBY CWGC CEMETERIES & Memorials

AVAL WOOD MILITARY CEMETERY, VIEUX-BERQUIN

Location: France, Nord

Number of casualties: 415

MERRIS COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Location: France, Nord

Number of casualties: 17

SEC-BOIS COMMUNAL CEMETERY, VIEUX-BERQUIN

Location: France, Nord

Number of casualties: 7