Adinkerke Churchyard Extension
  • Een rij graven van Commonwealth gesneuvelden.
  • Een aantal soldaten, gesneuveld in juli 1917.
Practical info
The village of Adinkerke is located west of the town of Veurne on the N39. Driving along the N39 towards France, enter the village and take the first turning to the left, then turn immediately right into Stationstraat. This allows you to cross the canal. From Stationstraat take the first turning left into Dorpstraat, past the first turning on the right and the cemetery is on the right. It is a Belgian Military Cemetery and the Commonwealth plot is in here.
Adinkerke, De Panne
Ground - aerial
GPS-Reference R5346 - Adinkerke Churchyard Extension
DMSX N 51°04'31.0'' - E002°36'00.7''
DMX N 51°04.517' - E002°36.011'
D N 51.075285° - E002.600181°
UTM 31U E 471990 N 5658272
GOOGLE EARTH 51 04.517 N, 002 36.011 E
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From June to November, 1917 the British XV Corps held the front from the sea to St. Georges; the 24th and 39th Casualty Clearing Stations were posted at Oosthoek (between Adinkerke and Furnes) from July to November, and the 1st Canadian Casualty Clearing Station at Adinkerke for a short time in June. Adinkerke Churchyard Extension is a Belgian Military Cemetery on the West side of the Churchyard. The Commonwealth graves are in two small plots and are numbered consecutively with the other graves. There are 67 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-18 war commemorated in this site. The Commonwealth plots cover an area of 222 square metres.

Burials (CWGC):
  • United Kingdom: 59
  • Other Commonwealth: 8
  • Total Commonwealth: 67
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