On the right side of the church is a grave monument, it is the collective grave of fourteen fallen soldiers of the First World War and one fallen soldier of the Second World War.
In the collective grave are buried:
First World War: NUYTTEN Jeroom, Noordschote 8 April 1915; DEWEERDT Valère, Zuidschote 4 May 1916; DEVOS Gerard, Sint-Jan-Ieper, 20 August 1918; DECAPMAKER Theordore, Vinkem 20 September 1918; VAN DEN ABEELE, Woumen, 28 September 1918; DEPAEPE Leander, Passendale 29 September 1918; VAN DEN BUSSCHE Alphonse, Moorslede 29 September 1918; MAILLARD Hilaire, Ledegem 1 October 1918; VERMEULEN Polydore, De Panne 9 October 1918; VERSAVEL Emiel, Woumen 15 October 1918; DEBEUF Gustave, Lotenhulle 31 October 1918; VERMEULEN Ernest, Gravelines (F) 7 November 1918; VANDEVUERE Denis, Antwerpen, 13 February 1919; VERCAIGNE Kamiel, Sint-Pieters-Woluwe 14 August 1921.
Second World War: VANGHELUWE Marcel, Rumbeke 27 May 1940.
A civilian victim of the Second World War is buried next to the collective grave. It concerns VERMEULEN Gaston, who died in the concentration camp at Neuengamme (G) on 3 December 1944.
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- Text: Luc Van Waeyenberge
- Photos: Luc van Waeyenberge