Ramparts Cemetery, Lille Gate
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Ramparts Cemetery lies within the town of Ieper itself, 1 Km south of Ieper the Market Square. The Rijselsestraat connects the Market Square with the Rijselpoort (Lille Gate) and on to Armentieres. Prior to passing through the Lille Gate and immediately after the Police station, is the right hand turning onto the Kanonweg. The cemetery is located on a pathway along the Ramparts, 50 metres along the Kanonweg.
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GPS-Reference R5613 - Ramparts Cemetery, Lille Gate
DMSX N 50°50'40.7'' - E002°53'20.9''
DMX N 50°50.679' - E002°53.349'
D N 50.844647° - E002.889146°
UTM 31U E 492195 N 5632555
GOOGLE EARTH 50 50.679 N, 002 53.349 E
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The Cemetery is on the West side of the Lille Gate, at the top of the old Rampart. It stands over dug-outs. It was begun by French troops in November, 1914, and used by British units at intervals from February, 1915, to April, 1918. There are 197 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-18 war commemorated in this site, 9 of which are unidentified. The cemetery covers an area of 1,871 square metres.

Burials (Commonwealth War Graves Commission):
  • United Kingdom: 158
  • Canada: 10
  • Australia: 11
  • New Zealand: 14
  • Total Commonwealth: 193
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