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Belgian War Graves Menen

A plot of honour at the cemetery of Ledegem contains Belgian burials of the First and the Second World War. These are the graves of
First World War: GEORGE Robert, Reninge 17 April 1918; SOENEN Oscar, Tienen 15 August 1914; VAN MENEN Henri, De Panne 10 July 1917; VANHUYSE Edmond, Evergem 3 November 1918; VERROTE Ernest, Antwerpen 7 October 1914; VANCRAYNEST Gaspar, Sainte-Adresse (F) 19 March 1916; BAUDEN Desire, Port-Villez (F) 30 June 1918; GILBERT Prosper, Nieuwpoort 24 May 1918; VRIELINCK Polydoor De Panne 15 October 1918.
Second World War: DEJONGHE Jozef, Oostwinkel 26 May 1940; VAN ROBAYS Maurice, Gent 23 May 1940; MAES Michel, Kemexhe 11 May 1940; LAMEY LOUIS, Menen 27 May 1940.
Other Belgian war graves are scattered throughout the cemetery.

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  • Text: Luc Van Waeyenberge
  • Photos: Luc van Waeyenberge