Spanbroekmolen British Cemetery

History Information (Source: CWGC)

The cemetery is named after a windmill which stood nearby and contains the graves of men killed in action on the first (or, in three cases the second) day of the Battle of Messines in 1917. The cemetery was destroyed in subsequent operations but found again after the Armistice.


There are 58 casualties of the First World War buried or commemorated in the cemetery. Special memorials commemorate six servicemen who were known to have been buried in the cemetery but whose graves were later destroyed. The cemetery was designed by J R Truelove.


Served with

·         United Kingdom (52)

Served in

·         Army (52)

Spanbroekmolen Brit Cem
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