Comines Communal Cemetery

Historical Information (Source: CWGC)

Near the south-eastern corner and the southern boundary wall are the graves of five soldiers from the United Kingdom, one of whom is not identified.

 

Served with

  • United Kingdom (4)

Served in

  • Army (4)


During the First World War, the German army stationed at Comines quickly decides to build a cemetery on a piece of land requisitioned.  She buried about 6,000 men and erect in the center a monument bearing the inscription

«Niemand hat grossere Liebe denn die dass er breast Leben lasset für seine Freunde "

(" No one has greater love than the one who gives his life for his friends ").

Very damaged during the con