Pictures courtesy of André De Smet
The village of Houyet
is located south of the town of Dinant on the N929. From the motorway E411/A4
which runs between Namur and Luxembourg turn off at junction 22 onto the N94
direction Dinant. Follow the N94 to the junction with the N929 and turn left
here direction Houyet/Finnevaux. Follow this road along into the village of
Houyet and turn right over the railway to the centre. Follow the road round to
the right and the church is on the left in Rue de L'Eglise. The graves are
located at the rear of the church.
GPS Coordinates N 50 11 6 E 5 0 41
BROWN,FRANK,F,20,,28/10/1918,,Private,King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry,9th Bn.,Belgium,'37490',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,A. 8.,"SON OF F. AND A. BROWN, OF ORMESBY, YORKS."
COOPER,JOHANNES,J,38,,22/02/1919,,Private,South African Infantry,2nd Bn.,Belgium,'16801',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,A. 4.,"SON OF ROBERT AND KATE COOPER; HUSBAND OF SARAH COOPER, OF O'OKIEP, NAMAQUALAND, CAPE PROVINCE, SOUTH AFRICA. BORN AT SPEKTAKEL, NAMAQUALAND."
FORD,,G W,,,25/02/1919,,Gunner,Royal Field Artillery,"""A"" Bty. 14th Bde.",Belgium,'806757',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,A. 2.,
PRESCOTT,WILLIAM HUGH,W H,18,,12/02/1919,,Private,South African Infantry,4th Regt.,Belgium,'19657',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,A. 7.,"SON OF MRS. T. J. PRESCOTT, OF 231, LEYDS ST., PRETORIA, TRANSVAAL, SOUTH AFRICA, AND THE LATE W. PRESCOTT."
WILES,ARTHUR,A,26,,20/02/1919,,Driver,Royal Army Service Corps,544th M.T. Coy.,Belgium,'T4/247504',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,A. 5.,"SON OF CHARLES WILES, OF 4, MYRTLE GROVE COTTAGES, PRESTWICK, MANCHESTER."
World War One Burials
AYLES,,F,,,18/04/1919,,Private,Canadian Machine Gun Corps,2nd Bn.,Belgium,'126893',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,B. 1.,
World War Two Burials
HOWELLS,THOMAS RALPH,T R,25,,26/12/1944,,Lance Corporal,Royal Engineers,244 Field Coy.,Belgium,'1922170',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,Row B. Grave 1A.,
RICHARDS,ALLEN,A,23,,26/12/1944,,Sapper,Royal Engineers,244 Field Coy.,Belgium,'2079609',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,Row B. Grave 16.,