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WEST CAPPEL CHURCHYARD

  • Country France
  • Total identified casualties 38 Find these casualties
  • Region Nord
  • Casualties from Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.92767, Longitude: 2.50915

Location information

West Cappel is a village 16 kilometres south-east of Dunkirk and some 6 kilometres north-east of Wormhoudt. In the churchyard, near the north-eastern corner of the church, is the Commonwealth plot containing the graves of soldiers from the United Kingdom.

History information

There are now nearly 70, 1939-45 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, over 30 are unidentified and 12 whose graves could not be precisely located are commemorated by special memorials inscribed "Buried near this spot".