On October 14th, 1918, Moorsele and Gullegem were liberated by the 15th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles / Irish 36th (Ulster) Division. The municipality of Wevelgem in collaboration with the Historical societies of Wevelgem and Gullegem is planning to commemorate the 100 years of Liberation of Wevelgem and the end of the Great War, at 14:00 on Saturday 13 October 2018 at Moorseele Military Cemetery.
The Historical Societies Dadingisila Dadizele, De Meiboom Gullegem en Wibilinga Wevelgem will commemorate the liberation of the region on October 14th, 1918 by the 36th (Ulster) Division and the end of the Great War. This commemoration with the approval of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, will take place on Sunday, October 14th, 2018, 15.00 Hour at the Dadizeele New British Cemetery, Beselarestraat, Dadizele.
A burial service for four Canadian First World War soldiers will take place at 13:30 at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s Loos British Cemetery in France.
An appeal for relatives is a search to locate the next of kin for soldiers who fell in war. Could you be connected to any of these individuals?