for most of the people it's unknown that Belgians are buried on CWGC Cemeteries. Usually British soldiers and soldiers from the Commonwealth Countries are buried on this cemeteries. Sometimes there are also German burials. Sometimes it's logic, wounded Germans who are as prisoner of war captured by the British eventually died from their wounds and they have been buried in the CWGC cemeteries. Also Belgians have been brought to Casualty Clearing Station and Hospitals as wounded or ill and sometimes they died too.
This will not given all the answers on the 360 Belgians that are buried on CWGC cemeteries, but looking at the statistics in this article, you will find some answers, that's for sure.
|also 3 members of the Merchant Navy, strictly they are civilians, are listed apart in the CWGC database.|
Of course, most of the fatalities in African countries are Belgians who have been in our colony at the time, but also some of the Indigenous people who have been served in the Belgian Army
|the countries where they are buried|
|The Belgians sorted by rank|