St Agatha Berchem Communal Cemetery

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.


St. Agatha-Berchem Communal Cemetery contains two Commonwealth burials of the Second World War. On entering the cemetery turn immediately right and the two Commonwealth war graves are in the north-western corner, against the north wall.


The cemetery is closed for public, an application for a visit has to be made at the office of the town, can be done by email. (info from July 2018)

Koning Albertlaan 33 – 1082 Sint-Agatha-Berchem
Tel.: 02/464 04 11 – FAX: 02/464 04 91 –


Service Number 321101

Died Between 18/05/1940 and 04/06/1940

5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards

Royal Armoured Corps