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La Belle Alliance Cemetery

Location

La Belle Alliance Cemetery is 3.5 km south of Boezinge and the same distance north-east of Ieper. It stands on the Zwaanhofweg, and is best approached via the N908 Ieper by-pass turning off north at the junction with Briekestraat-Zwaanhofweg is then the first road on the left.

The much larger Divisional Collecting Post Cemetery is directly opposite.

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La Belle Alliance Cemetery

 

Historical Information

La Belle Alliance Cemetery was made in February and March 1916, by the 10th and 11th King’s Royal Rifle Corps, and was used again in July and August 1917. It was originally named from a farmhouse which stood close by.

The cemetery contains 60 First World War burials, ten of them unidentified.

The cemetery was designed by J.R. Truelove.

 

La Belle Alliance Cemetery

La Belle Alliance Cemetery

To the memory of Several Soldiers of the Great War
South Staffordshire Regiment Buried in this grave

 


Other cemeteries in the area

Recent Additions

Canadian Cemetery No.2

Givenchy Road Canadian Cemetery

Petit Vimy British Cemetery

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