Bridge House Cemetery
Practical info
Bridge House Cemetery is located 5 kilometres north east of Ieper town centre on the Roeselarestraat, a road leading from the Brugseweg (N313), connecting Ieper to Brugge. Two streets connect Ieper town centre onto the Brugseweg; Torhoutstraat leads from the market square onto the Kalfvaartstraat. At the end of Kalfvaartstraat is a large junction on which Brugseweg is the first right hand turning. 5 kilometres along the Brugseweg, just before the village of St-Juliaan, lies the right hand turning onto the Peperstraat. 1 kilometre along the Peperstraat lies the right hand turning onto Roeselarestraat. The cemetery is located immediately after this junction on the left hand side of Roeselarestraat.
Sint-Juliaan, Langemark-Poelkapelle
Ground - aerial
GPS-Reference R5785 - Bridge House Cemetery
DMSX N 50°52'46.3'' - E002°56'13.9''
DMX N 50°52.771' - E002°56.232'
D N 50.879518° - E002.937203°
UTM 31U E 495582 N 5636428
GOOGLE EARTH 50 52.771 N, 002 56.232 E
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"Bridge House" was a farmhouse about 1.6 kilometres South of St. Julien, close to a bridge over the Steenbeek. The cemetery was made by the 59th (North Midland) Division at the end of September, 1917; all the graves but five are those of soldiers of that Division, and all except one date from the 26th-28th September (the Battle of Polygon Wood).

There are now over 40, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, a small number are unidentified. The cemetery covers an area of 186 square metres and is enclosed by a rubble wall.

Burials (Commonwealth War Graves Commission):
  • United Kingdom: 45
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