Canada Farm Cemetery
  • Het great cross staat vooraan op Canada Farm Cemetery.
  • Het plan van deze begraafplaats.
  • Een zicht van achteraan naar vooraan.
  • De war stone achteraan de begraafplaats.
Practical info
Canada Farm Cemetery is located 8.5 kilometres north-west of Ieper town centre, on the Elzendammestraat, a road leading from the Veurnseweg (N8) connecting Ieper to Elverdinge and on to Veurne. From Ieper town centre the Veurnseweg (N8) is reached via Elverdingsestraat, then turning right onto Haiglaan. Veurnseweg is a continuation of Haiglaan. On reaching the village of Elverdinge the Steentjesmolenstraat, N333, leads towards Poperinge. 2 kilometres along the Steentjesmolenstraat lies the right hand turning onto Elzendammestraat. The cemetery itself is located 1 kilometre along the Elzendammestraat on the right hand side of the road.
Elverdinge, Ieper
Ground - aerial
GPS-Reference R5568 - Canada Farm Cemetery
DMSX N 50°53'18.2'' - E002°46'55.4''
DMX N 50°53.304' - E002°46.924'
D N 50.888400° - E002.782068°
UTM 31U E 484671 N 5637437
GOOGLE EARTH 50 53.304 N, 002 46.924 E
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Canada Farm Cemetery took its name from a farmhouse used as a dressing station during the 1917 Allied offensive on this front. Most of the burials are of men who died at the dressing station between June and October 1917.

There are now 907 First World War burials in the cemetery. The cemetery was designed by Sir Reginald Blomfield.

Burials (Commonwealth War Graves Commission):
  • United Kingdom: 879
  • Canada: 9
  • Other Commonwealth: 19
  • Total Commonwealth: 907
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