Dickebusch Old Military Cemetery
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  • Special Memorial
Practical info
From Ieper town centre the Dikkebusseweg (N375), is reached via Elverdingsestraat, straight over a roundabout onto J.Capronstraat (for 30 metres), then left along M.Fochlaan. Immediately after the train station, the first right hand turning is the Dikkebusseweg. On reaching the village of Dikkebus, the cemetery is located on a street called Neerplaats. Turn left off the Dikkebusseweg into a small street called Kerkstraat and then 200 metres along this street, just beyond the village church, left into Neerplaats. The cemetery forms the southern side of this street.
Dikkebus, Ieper
Ground - aerial
GPS-Reference R5565 - Dickebusch Old Military Cemetery
DMSX N 50°49'09.4'' - E002°49'59.3''
DMX N 50°49.156' - E002°49.988'
D N 50.819271° - E002.833129°
UTM 31U E 488245 N 5629740
GOOGLE EARTH 50 49.156 N, 002 49.988 E
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The Old Military Cemetery was used by our troops as a "front-line cemetery" in January, February and March, 1915.

There are nearly 50, 1914-18 and 10, 1939-45 war casualties commemorated in this site. A small number from both Wars are unidentified. The cemetery covers an area of 991 square metres and enclosed by a low rubble wall.

Burials (Commonwealth War Graves Commission):
  • United Kingdom: 43 (+ 10 WW II)
  • Canada: 3
  • Total Commonwealth: 46 (+ 10 WW II)
  • Other Nationalities: 1
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