Category Archives: 1918 – The Advance East

The Advance East Part Five – Moorseele Military Cemetery

Just a few minutes drive east from Ledegem, Moorseele Military Cemetery is another burial ground now rather incongruously surrounded by a modern housing estate.

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The Advance East Part Four – Kezelberg Military Cemetery

About a mile south of Ledegem another small cemetery provides a last resting place for some of the final casualties of a long war.

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The Advance East Part Three – Ledeghem Military Cemetery

The weather is foul, the roads are closed (cycle race), and Baldrick is not in one of his better moods.  Still, we’re here, so I suggest we head for the centre of town and find our way to the cemetery … Continue reading

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The Advance East Part Two – Dadizele Communal Cemetery

The last time we came to Dadizele (our visit to Dadizeele New British Cemetery) it was cold.  Very cold.  Beautiful, with the previous day’s snow still on the ground.  But very, very cold.  At the time I suggested that we should come back … Continue reading

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The Advance East Part One – Dadizeele New British Cemetery

If you were to travel some seven miles or so, as the crow flies, due east of the city of  Ieper (Ypres), you would find yourself amidst the battlefields of late 1918, when British, French & Belgian troops were pushing … Continue reading

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