Category Archives: Belgian War Memorials

Zonnebeke War Memorial

Zonnebeke war memorial, next to the church, right in the centre of town.

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‘The Ieper Fury’ – Ieper War Victims Monument

Aloïs De Beule’s depiction of a dead Belgian soldier, the centrepiece of the Ieper (Ypres)  War Victims Monument.

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Beselare War Memorial

Dying Belgian soldier on the face of Beselare war memorial.

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Mechelen War Memorial

It’s nearing midnight in Mechelen, and thanks to some very kind locals, who didn’t seem in the least perturbed by my nocturnal mission, and despite the racket coming from a couple of deejays working a large stage set up in … Continue reading

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St. Jean War Memorial

The crossroads in the centre of the little village of St. Jean (now Sint-Jan), almost exactly one mile north east of the Menin Gate.

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A Tour of Boesinghe Part Eight – Boesinghe War Memorial & Churchyard

St. Michael’s Church, totally rebuilt since the Great War, of course, stands in the centre of Boesinghe, the village war memorial in the foreground.

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The Road to Passchendaele Addendum – Broodseinde War Memorial

The war memorial in the village of Broodseinde, just a few hundred yards north east of the much larger town of Zonnebeke.

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