La Brique Military Cemetery N°.2
  • Het great cross.
  • Deze begraafplaats ligt aan de andere kant van de weg van La Brique Military Cemetery N°.1. Op de achtergrond zie je La Brique N°.1.
  • Op deze begraafplaats liggen meer dan 800 slachtoffers van de Eerste Wereldoorlog.
Practical info
The cemetery is located to the North East of the town of Ieper. From the station turn left and drive along M.Fochlaan to the roundabout, turn right and go to the next roundabout. Here turn left into M.Haiglaan and drive to the next roundabout. Here turn right into Oude Veurnestraat, this then changes to Diksmuidseweg and Brugseweg drive along this road to the traffic lights, at the lights turn left into Industrielaan then turn 1st right into Pilkemseweg, the cemetery is approx 400 metres on the left.
Sint-Jan, Ieper
Ground - aerial
GPS-Reference R5625 - La Brique Military Cemetery Nー.2
DMSX N 50°51'53.3'' - E002°53'38.0''
DMX N 50°51.888' - E002°53.633'
D N 50.864799° - E002.893877°
UTM 31U E 492531 N 5634795
GOOGLE EARTH 50 51.888 N, 002 53.633 E
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La Brique Military Cemetery No. 2 was begun in February, 1915 and used until March, 1918. Plot I consists of 25 irregular rows of graves, lengthened, in most cases, by the concentration of graves from the battlefields after the Armistice; and Plot II consists entirely of concentrated graves.

There are now over 800, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, nearly 400 are unidentified and memorials are erected to four soldiers from the United Kingdom, known or believed to be buried among them. The Cemetery covers an area of 3,270 square metres and is enclosed by a low curb. The grave of one soldier, now in No. 2 Cemetery, was brought from Kemmel No. 2 French Cemetery, which stood in the fields between Kemmel and La Clytte.

Burials (Commonwealth War Graves Commission):
  • United Kingdom: 782
  • Canada: 23
  • Australia: 18
  • New Zealand: 9
  • South Africa: 7
  • Undivided India: 1
  • Total Commonwealth: 840
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