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.
Gijzelbrechtegem Churchyard contains five Commonwealth burials of the Second World War. The graves are located at the rear of the church.
· United Kingdom (5)
· Army (5)