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Heligan – The Thunderbox Room

Welcome to ‘The Thunderbox Room’, one of the more unusual war memorials I have stumbled across (but fortunately not into) on my travels.

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The Menin Road – Sanctuary Wood Cemetery Part Two

If you were driving down the Menin Road, on the right in this shot, looking for something to do, somewhere to go, you really wouldn’t be able to resist these signs, now would you?  Sanctuary Wood Cemetery, Hill 62, trenches, … Continue reading

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The Menin Road – Sanctuary Wood Cemetery Part One

Sanctuary Wood Cemetery is about a mile from the Menin Road, reached by turning off down the Canadalaan, which curves round the southern end of the wood on its way to Hill 62, a short distance further on.  I can’t … Continue reading

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French Flanders: Armentières, Nieppe & Steenwerck Part Ten – Le Grand Beaumart British Cemetery

The final stop on our tour is Le Grand Beaumart British Cemetery, a little way west of Steenwerck.

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French Flanders: Armentières, Nieppe & Steenwerck Part Nine – Steenwerck Communal Cemetery

Steenwerck Communal Cemetery entrance.

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French Flanders: Armentières, Nieppe & Steenwerck Part Eight – Steenwerck War Memorial

Steenwerck war memorial.

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French Flanders: Armentières, Nieppe & Steenwerck Part Seven – Steenwerck German Military Cemetery

As we head towards Steenwerck, our next stop finds us at the German Cemetery named after the commune.

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