Reningelst Churchyard
Practical info
Reningelst Churchyard is located 9.5 Km south west of Ieper in the village of Reningelst, on a road leading from the N308 Poperingseweg. 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. On reaching the main crossroads in the village of Vlamertinge take the left hand turning onto the Bellestraat. After crossing the N38 Ieper Poperinge road, the village of Reningelst lies 6 Km beyond Vlamertinge. On reaching the village, turn right onto the Zevekotestraatand continue to the Reningelstplein where the churchyard is clearly visible.
Reningelst, Poperinge
Ground - aerial
GPS-Reference R5883 - Reningelst Churchyard
DMSX N 50°48'51.1'' - E002°46'00.8''
DMX N 50°48.852' - E002°46.014'
D N 50.814203° - E002.766897°
UTM 31U E 483578 N 5629189
GOOGLE EARTH 50 48.852 N, 002 46.014 E
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RENINGELST CHURCHYARD The village was in British occupation from the autumn of 1914 to the end of the War, and it was sufficiently far from the front line to provide a suitable station for Field Ambulances. The Churchyard and the Extension were used from March to November, 1915, when the New Military Cemetery was opened. There are 3 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-1918 war in the churchyard.

There are also 56 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-1918 war and 2 of the 1939-1945 war in the Extension.

Burials (Commonwealth War Graves Commission):
  • United Kingdom: 3