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Polygon Wood Cemetery

A winter’s afternoon at Polygon Wood Cemetery.

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St. Julien War Memorial

The war memorial in St. Julien (now Sint-Juliaan) stands in front of the rebuilt church, which, like the village itself, was utterly destroyed during the Great War.

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A Return to St. Julien Dressing Station Cemetery

Ah well, here we go again.  Typical Flanders weather.  The signpost says St-Juliaan (St. Julien during the war), if you can see it through the spray.

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A Return to Seaforth Cemetery, Cheddar Villa

A return trip to Seaforth Cemetery, Cheddar Villa on a cold, crisp, cloudless winter’s day.

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The Menin Road – A Return to Birr Cross Roads Cemetery

A return trip to Birr Cross Roads Cemetery, exactly four years and one week after our last visit, but this time not a sign of precipitation in the air.

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The Menin Road – R. E. Grave, Railway Wood & the Liverpool Scottish Memorial

The Cross of Sacrifice at R.E. Grave, Railway Wood, looking up from deep within one of the mine craters that can still be found in the trees near the memorial.

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The Menin Road – Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry Memorial

Those of you familiar with the area will be well aware that we are not actually on the Menin Road here, which in fact runs beyond the trees in the distance, which in turn hide the Bellewaerde Theme Park (thank … Continue reading

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