Cabin Hill Cemetery
  • Cabin Hill Cemetery ligt vlakbij de stad Mesen.
  • Een bijna volledig overzicht van deze kleinere begraafplaats.
  • Two markers with two names
Practical info
Cabin Hill Cemetery is located 8.5 km south of Ieper town centre on a road leading from the Rijselseweg (N365) connecting Ieper to Wijtschate and on to Armentieres. From Ieper town centre the Rijselsestraat runs from the market square, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and directly over the crossroads with the Ieper ring road. The road name then changes to the Rijselseweg, (N336). After 4 km the N336 road forks with the N365 towards Wijtschate. On passing through the village of Wijtschate, there lies a left hand turning onto a street called Langebunderstraat. Langebunderstraat leads towards Torreken Farm Cemetery and beyond reaching a crossroads after 1.5 km Cabin Hill Cemetery is located 100 metres beyond the crossroads, having taken the left hand turning. Visitors this site should note a small grassed access path to this cemetery which is unsuitable for vehicles.
Wijtschate, Heuvelland
Ground - aerial
GPS-Reference R5475 - Cabin Hill Cemetery
DMSX N 50°46'25.5'' - E002°54'17.2''
DMX N 50°46.425' - E002°54.287'
D N 50.773755° - E002.904785°
UTM 31U E 493286 N 5624670
GOOGLE EARTH 50 46.425 N, 002 54.287 E
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The cemetery was begun by the 11th Division in June, 1917, and used as a front-line cemetery until March, 1918. There are now over 50, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. The cemetery covers an area of 380 square metres and is enclosed by a curb.

Burials (Commonwealth War Graves Commission):
  • United Kingdom: 42
  • Australia: 25
  • Total Commonwealth: 67
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