MORBECQUE BRITISH CEMETERY

Country France
Region Nord
Total identified casualties 105 Find these records
Casualties from First World War

Location Information

Morbecque is a village and commune in the Department of the Nord, 3 kilometres south of Hazebrouck and 20 kilometres north-west of Estaires. From Hazebrouck take the D916 to Morbecque and continue to the centre of the town. Just after the Mairie a sign indicates the cemetery 180 metres down a small road on the left hand side.


Visiting Information

Wheelchair access to this site is possible, but may be by alternative entrance. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our Enquiries Section on 01628 507200.

History Information

Morbecque British Cemetery was made by the 5th Division in April 1918 during the German advance. The 29th Division also buried casualties in the cemetery before it was closed in June of the same year. There are now 105 First World War burials in the cemetery. The cemetery was designed by G H Goldsmith.

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