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Commonwealth War Graves Blankenberge

The Commonwealth plot in Blankenberge Town Cemetery contains 10 burials of the First World War and 80 burials of the Second World War, 14 of them unidentified.

Over half the graves are as a result of the sinking of H.M.L.S.T. 420, which was carrying Royal Air Force personnel, outside the port of Oostende on the 7th November 1944. The plot also contains three war burials of other nationalities and one non-war grave.

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Source

  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Luc van Waeyenberge