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A Tour of Boesinghe Part Ten – The Belgian Grenadiers Memorial

Hot on the heels of our brief stop in Lizerne, here we are a little under half a mile north of the village, and this is the memorial to the Belgian Grenadiers who died during the first German gas attacks … Continue reading

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A Tour of Boesinghe Part Nine – Lizerne Demarcation Stone & Belgian Carabiniers Plaque

A mile and a half north of Boesinghe we find ourselves in the centre of the little village of Lizerne, about 900 hundred yards west of the Yser Canal, where, at the crossroads at its centre, another Demarcation Stone shows … Continue reading

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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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A Tour of Boesinghe Part Seven – Boesinghe Demarcation Stone, Klene Berta & Boesinghe Chateau

Arriving in the centre of Boesinghe, our attention turns briefly to 1918, as we spot another of the nineteen Demarcation Stones that can still be found in Belgium to this day.

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A Tour of Boesinghe Part Six – Boesinghe Railway Bridge

Two thirds of a mile due north of Talana Farm Cemetery, we find ourselves at the railway station in the southern outskirts of Boesinghe, this view looking west.

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A Tour of Boesinghe Part Five – Talana Farm Cemetery

Let’s return to our Boesinghe Tour.  As the road winds its way ever nearer Boesinghe, this signpost points across the fields to Talana Farm Cemetery.

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A Tour of Boesinghe Part Four – Bard Cottage Cemetery

A few hundred yards north of Essex Farm our next stop, Bard Cottage Cemetery, is the largest cemetery we shall visit on this tour.

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