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The cemeteries where rest the fallen: Province of Vlaams Brabant
Wilsele

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Last update: 31/01/22

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WILSELE CHURCHYARD
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Crew-members buried in this cemetery:

* Crew of Lancaster ND923-KO-C fallen to Leuven on 12/05/1944
* Crew of Lancaster ND951-WS-Z fallen to Wilsele on 12/05/1944

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Location information

Wilsele Churchyard is located 1 Km north of Leuven. From Leuven railway station turn right onto the dual carriageway (R23) and into the Diestsevest, and continue for 800 m before turning left onto the Vaart. After 400 m you turn right and right again (around the Water Vaartkom) and again onto the Vaart leading to the Kolonel Begaultlaan after the railway tracks. Continue along this street which runs alongside the canal and after 1000 m turn left on to the Pastoor Legrandstraat. 250 m further on the right hand side you will see St Martinus kerk. The Commission plot is situated behind the church at the bottom end of the cemetery against the boundary wall.

Sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)