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BRUSSELS TOWN CEMETERY BELGIAN AIRMEN'S FIELD OF HONOUR

  • Country Belgium
  • Total identified casualties 85 Find these casualties
  • Region Brussels - Capital Region
  • Casualties from Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.86986, Longitude: 4.41601

Location information

Brussels Town Cemetery is located in the north east corner of Brussels in the district of Evere. Follow the E40 Brussels-Liege road in the direction of Brussels and leave at junction 19, signposted Woluwe and Evere. Follow the sign Evere to the right and continue 500 metres along the avenue des Communautes to the first set of traffic lights. Go straight ahead here and down the avenue Ciceron to turn left around the roundabout at the bottom of the road. The entrance to the Town Cemetery is then on your right.

Visiting information

This Field of Honour is entirely administered and maintained by the Belgian War Graves authorities:

Ministerie van Defensie

Kwartier Koningin Elisabeth Ter.

Dir. - Oorlogsgraven

B-1140 Brussels

BELGIQUE

History information

There are over 200 airmen of Belgian Nationality commemorated by headstones in this site. Around 30 headstones among them, marked "disparu", are purely commemorative. There is also a Memorial to Belgian Airmen lost in the Battle of Britain.

The 84 named herein are burials of casualties who died as serving members of Commonwealth Air Forces.