Avelgem 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.


Avelgem Communal Cemetery contains 26 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, three of them unidentified.

Served with

·         United Kingdom (23)

Served in

·         Army (23)