Belgian military cemetery of Champion

History Information

The Belgian military cemetery of Champion is a military cemetery on Rue de Fernelmont in the Belgian village of Champion.

 

This cemetery covers an area of 81 acres with 491 Belgian graves and two mass graves with 32 French from the First World War.. 178 of the 491 Belgian military personnel were not identified. On the cemetery is also 1 Belgian grave from the Second World War. Most of the soldiers who died here were killed in the vicinity of the Marchovelette Fort in August 1914.