Military Heritage – The cemetery of Marchovelette

The Belgian military cemetery of Marchovelette is situated on rue de Fernelmont in the village of Champion, north of Namur. King Albert I inaugurated it on 14th October 1923.

This cemetery covers 2 acres and has 491 tombs of Belgian soldiers and 32 of French soldiers who died in the First World War.

There is also a tomb of a Belgian soldier who died during the Second World War. Among the 491 Belgian soldiers, 178 have never been identified. Most of the soldiers in this cemetery lost their lives near the fort of Marchovelette in August 1914.


Cimetière Militaire de Marchovelette 5020 Namur, Belgique