Laken - Belgian Pilots Memorial

In the Osseghempark (Heysel) is a memorial to the Belgian pilots killed during the Battle of England.


At the height of the Battle of England, 28 Belgians served at an operational RAF squadron: 14 as Hurricane pilot at the Fighter Command and 14 as pilot, observer or gunner at the Coastal Command, the coastal defense. They gained 27 victories in the air, but seven Belgians lost their lives.