DENDERLEEUW COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pictures courtesy of Johan Pauwels
The town of
Denderleeuw is located south of the town of Aalst on the N405. From the
motorway E40/A10, which runs between Oostende and Brussels, turn off at
junction 19 onto the N45, direction Ninove. Follow this road to the first
turning on the left and turn left into Churchillsteenweg. Cross the motorway
then turn first right into Groenweg. At the end of Groenweg turn right onto
the N405, direction Ninove. Pass through Welle and take the second turning
left to Denderleeuw along the Wijngaardstraat towards the station. Cross the
railway and take the second turning on the left called Vrijheidsstraat, then
the first turning right called Toekomststraat, then first left into
Kerkhofstraat. The cemetery is at the end of this road. The grave is located
to the left of the centre path just beyond the round about.
7012895 Lance Corporal William James Nesbitt, 2nd Bn., Royal Ulster Rifles, died 19th May 1940, aged 20. Son of Joseph and Jeannie Nesbitt, of Keady, Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland.