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The Bayernwald Trenches

In the fields just over three miles south, and a little west, of the Lille Gate in Ypres (Ieper), there’s a little cemetery called Croonaert Chapel Cemetery, named after a shrine that once stood on the road between Wytschaete and … Continue reading

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A Tour of Langemark Part Six- The Wilhelm Stellung & the 34th Division Memorial

The 34th Division memorial can be found about 500 yards north west of Langemark German War Cemetery.

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A Tour of Langemark Part Five – Langemark German War Cemetery

On the northern outskirts of Langemark, this is one of only four German Great War cemeteries to be found today in Belgian Flanders.

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Lankhof Farm Demarcation Stone & Bunkers

The road leads north to Ypres (Ieper), less than two miles ahead of us, but, as with so many places in Flanders, if you keep your eyes peeled, there are things to see on the way.

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A Tour of Boesinghe Addendum – Goumier Farm Bunker & 38th (Welch) Division Plaque

Goumier Farm Bunker is two thirds of a mile across the fields north east of No Man’s Cot Cemetery, a mile and a half east of the Yser Canal and, technically, still in the commune of Boesinghe, hence its appearance … Continue reading

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A Tour of Boesinghe Part Thirteen – A Detour to the Ziegler Bunker

A mile and three quarters south east of the Van Raemdonck Brothers Memorial, two miles almost due west of the centre of Langemark, and just under a mile north of our next stop in the fields opposite Boesinghe, this is … Continue reading

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A Tour of Boesinghe Part Twelve – Lizerne: 3rd Line Regiment & Van Raemdonck Brothers Memorials

Three hundred yards north of the Cross of Reconciliation, the main road we have followed so far this tour (with detours, of course – where would we be without detours) along the western bank of the Ypres Canal from Essex … Continue reading

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