Search for one fallen in combat in the Belgian War Dead Register

War Dead Register supplemented

After 2 years, the War Dead Register has been supplemented with thousands of new data. With the help of individuals, historical circles and municipalities, it was possible to supplement or improve information in many areas. Duplicate or incorrectly written names were checked and adjusted if necessary. Especially those buried at municipal cemeteries were detected and filled in in the database.

Belgian War Dead Register

How many Belgian soldiers perished between '14-'18? How many lived in my community? What did they do before the war? How and where did they die?

The Belgian War Dead Register strives to provide as much biographical information as possible about each fallen soldier, for example: birthplace, date of birth, children, military rank and burial site. In the War Graves Commission archive, you can find the original index card for most of the fallen soldiers. The Belgian War Dead Register also contains more than 10,000 photographs.

The Belgian War Dead Register starts with the fallen soldiers of the First World War In time, this database will expand to include information about soldiers that died in the second World War.

War Heritage Institute: the Belgian military heritage

The former Veterans' Institute is now part of the War Heritage Institute, being the new heritage institution that now falls under the responsibility of the Defence Department. The War Heritage Institute preserves the Belgian military heritage, history and memory.