Zillebeke Churchyard
  • De grafstenen bij de kerk van Zillebeke.
  • Special Memorials "Known to be buried in this cemetery"
  • Epitaph "Life is a city …"
  • Epitaph "Life is a city …"
Practical info
Zillebeke Churchyard 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. 2 Km along the Meenseweg lies the right hand turning onto the Maaldestedestraat. The churchyard itself is located 1.8 Km along the Maaldestedestraat on the left hand side of the road, within the village of Zillebeke.
Zillebeke, Ieper
Ground - aerial
GPS-Reference R5694 - Zillebeke Churchyard
DMSX N 50°50'08.8'' - E002°55'20.6''
DMX N 50°50.146' - E002°55.344'
D N 50.835773° - E002.922397°
UTM 31U E 494535 N 5631565
GOOGLE EARTH 50 50.146 N, 002 55.344 E
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There are now over 30, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Fourteen (mainly officers) belonged to the Foot Guards or the Household Cavalry and fell in 1914. The graves of two have been destroyed by shell fire, and are represented by special memorials. The French graves have been removed to another cemetery. The British plot covers an area of 743 square metres.

Burials (Commonwealth War Graves Commission):
  • United Kingdom: 22
  • Canada: 10
  • Total Commonwealth: 32
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