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Ypres and the Great War

Saint Charles de Potyze - French military cemetery near Ypres

More than 4.000 French soldiers are buried in Saint-Charles de Potyze Cemetery near Ypres. A further 600 unknown soldiers were interred in a mass grave. A Breton Pieta by the sculptor J. Fréour is located at the front of the site, mourning over the lost dead.

More than 4.000 French soldiers are buried in Saint-Charles de Potyze Cemetery near Ypres. A further 600 unknown soldiers were interred in a mass grave. The cemetery has a surface of 29,900 square meters. During the Great War this location was close to the front line of the Ypres Salient.

The cemetery has a surface of 29,900 square meters. It is situated some 3 km northeast of the Ypres city center along the road to Zonnebeke. During the Great War this location was close to the front line of the Ypres Salient. Closeby there was a small school that was used by the French as a medical field post.

More information on French casualties on www.memoiredeshommes.sga.defense.gouv.fr

Address for this Cemetery:
Zonnebeekseweg