The Belgian Military Cemetery in Lier contains besides the 420 Belgian victims of the First World War, 44 Commonwealth servicemen of 1944. These servicemen are all victims that died or got wounded during the liberation of Lier and the area around Lier. The wounded were brought to a school that was a military hospital during the days of the liberation. The soldiers who died of there injuries are also buried on this cemetery. In total there are 32 British, 9 Canadian and 1 unindentified soldier.

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  • Text: Paul Moerenhout
  • Photos: Paul Moerenhout