Overijse (Terlanen) Churchyard

History Information (Source: CWGC)


The British Expeditionary Force was involved in the later stages of the defence of Belgium following the German invasion in May 1940, and suffered many casualties in covering the withdrawal to Dunkirk.


Overijse (Terlanen) Churchyard contains 15 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, nine of them unidentified. The Commonwealth graves are in the north-western part, against the west wall.

Served with

  • United Kingdom (6)

Served in

  • Army (6)