Category Archives: Belgian War Memorials

The Belgian Sector Part Ten – Oud-Stuivekens

As we near Diksmuide, the chapel and observation post at Oud-Stuivekens, just half a mile west of the Yser, are well worth a visit.

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The Belgian Sector Part Eight – Pervijze

Pervijze Church, the CWGC notice on the pillar to the right signifying that a Commonwealth War Grave can be found in the churchyard.

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The Belgian Sector Part Four – Nieuwpoort Communal Cemetery

Nieuwpoort Communal Cemetery hosts three separate CWGC plots, two of which contain First World War burials.  The Cross of Sacrifice, visible in the photograph above, is sited in Plot I.

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The Belgian Sector Part Three – Nieuwpoort: The Yser Memorial

The Yser Memorial remembers the men of the Belgian Army who lost their lives during the Great War.

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A Tour of the Messines Ridge Part Thirteen – Wytschaete (Wijtschate) War Memorial

A winter’s day in Wytschaete.  In June 1917 this scene would have been one of utter devastation.

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Ten Brielen War Memorial

If you take the road south from Zandvoorde towards Comines, past the German bunker we visited some time ago (You didn’t?  Then click here: Ten Brielen Bunker), after about a mile and a half you will pass through Ten Brielen … Continue reading

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Kruiseik War Memorial

The village of Kruiseik, situated just south of the Menin Road about a mile east of Geluveld, was captured by the Germans, after several days of heavy fighting, on 29th October 1914, and remained in their hands until recaptured by … Continue reading

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