Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Region : Ypres (Ieper), West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Latitude : 50.819303
Lontitude : 2.833185
CWGC Link : 51801
From Ieper town centre the Dikkebusseweg (N375), is reached via Elverdingsestraat, straight over a roundabout onto J.Capronstraat (for 30 metres), then left along M.Fochlaan. Immediately after the train station, the first right hand turning is the Dikkebusseweg. On reaching the village of Dikkebus, the cemetery is located on a street called Neerplaats. Turn left off the Dikkebusseweg into a small street called Kerkstraat and then 200 metres along this street, just beyond the village church, left into Neerplaats. The cemetery forms the southern side of this street.

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Cookstown Casualties
No     Rank Name Service No Regiment / Service Date Of Death Grave Ref
1 Portrait Fus Galloway, John 6976614 Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 28/05/1940 Grave A-A-9
Cemetery History
The Old Military Cemetery was used as a front line cemetery in January, February and March 1915. The cemetery contains 46 First World War burials.
There are also ten burials from the Second World War, all dating from late May 1940 when the British Expeditionary Force withdrew ahead of the German advance. The cemetery was designed by J R Truelove.
Cemetery Links
No Link Reference Doc
1 Gravestone photos
2 War Graves Photo Project War Graves Photographic Project
3 Wikipedia - Dickebusch Old Military Cemetery Details of cemetery
4 WWI Cemeteries Details of cemetery including some grave photos