Red Farm Military Cemetery
  • Red Farm is een kleine begraafplaats.
  • Slechts 46 Britse soldaten liggen hier begraven.
Practical info
Red Farm Military Cemetery is located 7.5 Km west of Ieper town centre, on the Poperingseweg N308 connecting Ieper to Poperinge. From Ieper town centre the Poperingseweg (N308), is reached via Elverdingsestraat then directly over two small roundabouts in the J.Capronstraat. The Poperingseweg is a continuation of the J.Capronstraat and begins after a prominent railway level crossing. The cemetery itself lies 7 Km along the N308 Poperingseweg on the right hand side of the road, after passing through the village of Vlamertinge and Brandhoek.
Vlamertinge, Ieper
Ground - aerial
GPS-Reference R5640 - Red Farm Military Cemetery
DMSX N 50°51'18.3'' - E002°46'49.6''
DMX N 50°51.306' - E002°46.827'
D N 50.855096° - E002.780442°
UTM 31U E 484545 N 5633734
GOOGLE EARTH 50 51.306 N, 002 46.827 E
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Vlamertinghe became the centre of a number of medical posts and cemeteries; and in April, 1918, in the Battles of the Lys, a new cemetery was established near the "Red Farm". Red Farm Military Cemetery was used in April and May, 1918.

There are now over 40, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, over a third are unidentified. The cemetery covers an area of 172 square metres and is enclosed by a low red brick wall.

Burials (Commonwealth War Graves Commission):
  • United Kingdom: 46