Category Archives: Brandhoek

The Vlamertinge Burial Grounds Part Four – The Chavasse V.C. Memorial

Remember this shot from the first Brandhoek post a while back, the signposts pointing to the three cemeteries we have recently visited?  Well, here we are back on the Ieper-Poperinge road, and there being a church here at Brandhoek, you’d … Continue reading

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The Vlamertinge Burial Grounds Part Three – Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No. 3

On leaving Brandhoek New Military Cemetery, on the right here, our next stop is quite literally across the road. 

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The Vlamertinge Burial Grounds Part Two – Brandhoek New Military Cemetery

In July 1917, as preparations for the forthcoming Third Battle of Ypres continued, three casualty clearing stations were moved into the Brandhoek area, and as the month drew to a close, two new cemeteries were opened close to the site … Continue reading

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The Vlamertinge Burial Grounds Part One – Brandhoek Military Cemetery

A couple of miles east of the outskirts of modern Poperinge, on the old Ieper (Ypres) road that the soldiers used a hundred years ago as they marched to and from the front lines, familiar green signposts invite us to … Continue reading

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