|Wormhoudt Communal Cemetery|
Wormhoudt is a large village 20 kilometres south of Dunkirk on the main Dunkirk-Amiens road. The cemetery is about 800 metres north of the Church and some 50 metres east of the main road. The turning for the cemetery is narrow and not easily seen. It can be found opposite the Gendarmerie. The Commonwealth burials can be found on the right hand side and at the far end of the Communal Cemetery.
There are now a small number of 1914-18 and over 100, 1939-45 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, over 30 from the 1939-45 war are unidentified.
Shot at Dawn: 9197 Private H. T. W. Phillips, 1st Bn. Coldstream Guards, executed for desertion 30/05/1916, grave in NW part of cemetery.
The mass pardon of 306 British Empire soldiers executed for certain offences during the Great War was enacted in section 359 of the Armed Forces Act 2006, which came into effect on royal assent on 8 November 2006.
Number of Identified Casualties: 115
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