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Tuileries British Cemetery

No more than a couple of hundred yards south of Perth Cemetery (China Wall), in the outskirts of Zillebeke, another British cemetery can be found behind these houses to the west of the road.

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Perth Cemetery (China Wall)

Another of the many cemeteries to be found in the Zillebeke area, Perth Cemetery (China Wall) was begun by French troops in November 1914, and it was not until June 1917 that the first British burials were made here, The … Continue reading

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Bemerton War Memorial & St. John’s Churchyard

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The Tower of London 11-11-2014

It seemed appropriate, on this particular day, to be here.

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The Menin Road – The 18th Division & Gloucestershire Regiment Memorials

We’ve been here before.  Many times, actually*.  This is the Menin Road, and we are heading east, towards Hooge on the horizon.

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The Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing

“They sleep around us in hallowed ground”. Welcome, my friends, to the internet’s biggest, if nothing else, photographic look around the Menin Gate.  Ever.

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Tidworth Military Cemetery

Just north of the garrison town of Tidworth in south east Wiltshire, Tidworth Military Cemetery contains burials from both World Wars, as well as later conflicts in Northern Ireland, Iraq and Afghanistan.  There are more than 400 First World War … Continue reading

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