Tuileries British Cemetery
  • Een zicht op de begraafplaats, waar alle grafstenen tegen een van de muren staan.
  • Against the wall: "Known to be buried in this cemetery"
  • French cross with two names
Practical info
Tuileries British Cemetery is located 3 Km east of Ieper town centre, on the Maaldestedestraat, a road leading from the Meenseweg (N8), connecting Ieper to Menen. From Ieper town centre the Meenseweg is located via Torhoutstraat and right onto Basculestraat. Basculestraat ends at a main cross roads, directly over which begins the Meenseweg. 1.5 Km along the Meenseweg lies the right hand turning onto the Maaldestedestraat. The cemetery itself is located 1.2 km along the Maaldestedestraat on the right hand side of the road.
Zillebeke, Ieper
Ground - aerial
GPS-Reference R5691 - Tuileries British Cemetery
DMSX N 50°50'23.2'' - E002°55'11.0''
DMX N 50°50.387' - E002°55.184'
D N 50.839788° - E002.919725°
UTM 31U E 494347 N 5632012
GOOGLE EARTH 50 50.387 N, 002 55.184 E
• Mapquest
There are now nearly 100, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, 80 graves (of whom eleven are unidentified) were destroyed by shell fire during the War, and the 69 named are represented by special memorials. Three French graves have been removed to another cemetery. The cemetery covers an area of 1,875 square metres and is enclosed by a red brick wall.

Burials (Commonwealth War Graves Commission):
  • United Kingdom: 95
  • Other Nationalities: 3
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