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Esquelmes Churchyard

  • Country Belgium
  • Total identified casualties 10 Find these casualties
  • Region Hainaut
  • Identified casualties from First World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.66475, Longitude: 3.34899

Location information

Esquelmes Churchyard is located 10 km north of Tournai on the rue M Delroeux a road leading from the N50 connecting Tournai to Kortrijk (Courtrai). 10 km north of Tournai lies the right hand turning from the N50 rue de Tournai onto rue du Village. The Rue du Village leads for 800 metres to the village of Esquelmes. The churchyard is located in the rue M. Delroeux the third right hand turning from the rue du Village.

Visiting information

Visitors should note that this site is restricted to normal cemetery opening hours.

Wheelchair access possible via main entrance.

For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our Enquiries Department on telephone number: 01628 634221

History information

Esquelmes Churchyard contains ten Commonwealth burials of the First World War, all dating from October and November 1918, and the Advance to Victory. One of the graves was brought in after the Armistice from a point North-East of the Church, near the Southernmost sluice.