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Wulpen Churchyard

  • Country Belgium
  • Total identified casualties 14 Find these casualties
  • Region West-Vlaanderen
  • Identified casualties from Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 51.10059, Longitude: 2.6994

Location information

Wulpen Churchyard is located 5 Km north east of Veurne. From Veurne the N35 leads for 500 metres onto the junction with the N39 Nieuwpoortskeiweg. 4 km along the N39 lies the village of Wulpen and the right hand turning onto the Dorpsplaats. The churchyard is located 500 metres along the Dorpsplaats on the left hand side of the road.

History information

The British Expeditionary Force was involved in the later stages of the defence of Belgium following the German invasion in May 1940, and suffered many casualties in covering the withdrawal to Dunkirk. Wulpen Churchyard contains 20 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, six of them unidentified.