WAMBEEK CHURCHYARD

 

 

Vlaams-Brabant

 

 

Belgium

 

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Pictures courtesy of Werner Van Caneghem

 

 

 

Location Information

 

The village of Wambeek is located south of Ternat on the N285 which runs between Ternat and St-Kwintens-Lennik. From the motorway E40 turn off at junction 20 Ternat and onto the N285 direction Ninove-Lennik. After crossing the railway lines for the second time take the second turning on the left called Stenebrugstraat. Follow this road into Wambeek and the church is in the village centre on the right. The grave is located close to the North boundary of the churchyard to the left of the main entrance.
 


Historical Information

Wambeek Churchyard contains one Commonwealth burial of the First World War.

 

 

Burial Details

 

32561 Private Ronald Douglas Barbour, 13th Bn., East Surrey Regiment, died 16th November 1918, aged 23. Son of Frederick W. and Jane M. Barbour; husband of Winifred M.H. Barbour, of 7, The Crescent, Westmead Road, Sutton, Surrey.

 

 

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The picture on the right is a commemorative column of a Private Brown (the spelling on the memorial is Browm) who died on the 18th November 1918. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission do not have him in their database.