Wieltje Farm Cemetery
  • Deze begraafplaats bereik je via een pad.
  • Wieltje Farm Cemetery is één van de kleinere Britse begraafplaatsen.
  • Het plan van deze begraafplaats.
  • German grave
  • Known to be buried in this cemetery 'A'
  • Known to be buried in this cemetery 'B'
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 into Diksmuidseweg and Brugseweg drive along this road to the traffic lights. Straight over the lights to the end of the road. At the T junction turn left (still Brugseweg) and continue along this road through the village of Sint Jan. The cemetery is on the left hand side of the road approx 200 metres after the village.
Sint-Jan, Ieper
Ground - aerial
GPS-Reference R5631 - Wieltje Farm Cemetery
DMSX N 50°52'08.8'' - E002°54'38.4''
DMX N 50°52.146' - E002°54.640'
D N 50.869101° - E002.910665°
UTM 31U E 493713 N 5635272
GOOGLE EARTH 50 52.146 N, 002 54.640 E
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The cemetery was made and used by fighting units (in particular by the 2nd/4th Gloucesters) in July-October, 1917.

There are now over 100, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, 10 are unidentified and twenty have been destroyed by shell fire and are represented by special memorials. The Cemetery covers an area of 480 square metres and is enclosed by a low red brick wall.

Burials (Commonwealth War Graves Commission):
  • United Kingdom: 113
  • Canada: 1
  • New Zealand: 1
  • Total Commonwealth: 115
  • Other Nationalities: 1
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