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Belgian War Grave Ellezelles

The cemetery of Ellezelles contains a Belgian burial of the Second World War. Itís the grave of VAN COPPENOLLE Albert, fallen at Wielsbeke on 26 May 1940.

The cemetery also contains the graves of resistance fighters, members of the Secret Army and political prisoners who perished in the Second Word War.

Multiple family graves contains plaques of civilian victims who died in concentration camps. These are the victims of the raid on 28 March 1944 in Ellezelles in which 26 residents were arrested and deported to German concentration camps.

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