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The cemeteries where rest the fallen: Province of West-Vlaanderen

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Last update: 25/06/23

Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence


Crew-members buried in this cemetery:

* Crew of Spitfire MJ306 fallen to Helkijn-Helchin on 4/03/1944
* Crew of Mosquito J941-TW-X fallen to Izegem on 28/06/1944
* Crew of Lancaster LM101-PO-J fallen to Kortrijk on 21/07/1944
* Crew of Lancaster W4967-SR-P fallen to Kortrijk on 21/01/1944
* Crew of Lancaster PD205-WS-H fallen to Kortrijk on 21/07/1944
* Crew of Halifax MZ593-MH-Z fallen to Kruipendaarde on 2/05/1944
* Crew of Lancaster LL882-JO-J fallen to Langemark on 11/05/1944
* Crew of Lancaster LL810-BQ-K fallen to Lichtervelde on 28/05/1944
* Crew of Typhoon JP514 fallen to Menen-Menin on 5/10/1943
* Crew of Lancaster R5914-ZN fallen to Poelkapelle on 21/12/1942
* Crew of Lancaster ND908-AA-M fallen to Poelkapelle on 28/05/1944
* Crew of Boston Z2157-OM fallen to Wevelgem on 7/11/1942
* Crew of Halifax LW583-QO-L fallen to Wevelgem on 9/05/1944
* Crew of Halifax MZ521-SE-T fallen to Zwevezele on 9/05/1944
* Crew of Halifax LK798-KW-A fallen to Kortrijk on 9/05/1944


Location information

Wevelgem Communal Cemetery is located 22 Kms east of Ieper town centre on the Meenseweg N8, connecting Ieper to Menen (Menin), Wevelgem and onto Kortrijk. Wevelgem is approached via the Meenseweg N8. From Ieper town centre the Meenseweg is located via Torhoutstraat and then right onto Basculestraat. Basculestraat ends at a main crossroads, directly over which begins the Meenseweg. The cemetery itself is located on the junction with the Moorselestraat and is accessed from the N8 Vanackerstraat.

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