CROIX-ROUGE MILITARY CEMETERY, QUAEDYPRE

Country France
Region Nord
Total identified casualties 89 Find these records
Casualties from First & Second World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.95358
Longitude: 2.43789

Location Information

Quaedypre is a village 12 kilometres south-east of Dunkerque and 4 kilometres south-south-east of Bergues, a town on the Dunkerque-Hazebrouck road. The Military Cemetery is almost due south of Bergues and east of Croix-Rouge about 500 metres from the roundabout on the Dunkerque-Hazebrouck road and 200 metres north of the road to Hondschoote.


Visiting Information

Wheelchair access to this cemetery with some difficulty. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our Enquiries Section on 01628 507200. The register is available in the Mairie from Monday to Friday from 8.30 to 12.00 and 13.30 to 17.30 and Saturday from 8.30 to 11.30

History Information

The 44th Casualty Clearing Station was posted at Bergues from May to October, 1918. The Military Cemetery was made in June-September, 1918. In 1935 six soldiers belonging to the United Kingdom, were moved into the cemetery from HERZEELE CHURCHYARD. There are now nearly 90, 1914-18 and a small number of 1939-45 war casualties commemorated in this site. The cemetery covers an area of 371 square metres and is enclosed (except on the road side) by a low stone rubble wall. The cemetery was designed by G.H. Goldsmith.

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