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WORMHOUDT COMMUNAL CEMETERY

  • Country France
  • Total identified casualties 117 Find these casualties
  • Region Nord
  • Casualties from First & Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.88952, Longitude: 2.46533

Location information

Wormhoudt is a large village 20 kilometres south of Dunkirk on the main Dunkirk-Amiens road. The cemetery is about 800 metres north of the Church and some 50 metres east of the main road. The turning for the cemetery is narrow and not easily seen. The Commonwealth burials can be found on the left hand side and at the far end of the Communal Cemetery.

Visiting information

Wheelchair access is possible via the main entrance.

For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our Enquiries Section on 01628 507200.

History information

The cemetery was used during the Second World War mainly for the burial of those killed during the German advance of May 1940 and the withdrawal of the British Expeditionary Force to Dunkirk. In addition to over 140, 1939-45 war casualties graves, of which over 30 are unidentified, there are a small number of 1914-18 war graves in this site.