Commonwealth War Graves Commission Ieper (Ypres) Office
The CWGC office in Ypres is the head office for the Northern Europe Area, which includes responsibility for the administration and maintenance of all the British and Commonwealth military cemeteries and official commemorative memorials in Belgium.
Founded in 1917 the Commonwealth War Graves Commission maintains graves and memorials all over the world for over 1.7 million British and Commonwealth casualties who died in the First and Second World Wars and in subsequent conflicts.
Visitors may call in during office opening hours without an appointment to make enquiries about finding a grave or place of commemoration in the British and Commonwealth military cemeteries or memorials in Belgium and other parts of the world.
Location of CWGC Ieper (Ypres) Office
The CWGC office in Ieper (Ypres) is located on Elverdingsestraat in the north-west part of the town. It is about 15 minutes' walk from the Grote Markt (market square).
CWGC Office Opening Hours
Monday to Friday: 08.00 - 12.00 hours and 13.00 to 16.00 hours
Address & Contact Details
Northern Europe Area
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Telephone: +32 (0)57 20 01 18
Fax +32 (0)57 21 80 14
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)
See our information page about the CWGC to find out what information is available for all military casualties of the First World War who died, and to get a link to the CWGC searchable online “Debt of Honour” register.
Cemeteries & Memorials on the Ypres Salient Battlefields
For listings and locations of the cemeteries, monuments and memorials of all nations to be found on the 1914-1918 Ypres Salient battlefields see our pages: