Places of Interest nearby
Location address: 8630, Veurne, Oude Vestingstraat, 32
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This cemetery contains the mass grave - or ossuary - of about 80 French soldiers. A further 150 French casualties are buried in individual graves, including 8 soldiers of the Muslin faith. On the neighbouring communal burial ground, the grave of Karel Cogge can be found. He played a crucial role in the inundation of the IJzer valley in 1914.
Open daily from sunrise to sunset. Free entry.
- Ossuaire Français - Veurne
- Oude Vestingstraat 32, 8630 Veurne
- Tel: +32 58 33 55 31
- Fax: +32 58 03 35 59
- Web: www.veurne.be/Toerisme/2260/default.aspx?id=3201