Category Archives: Bunkers

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

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 Three – Essex Farm Cemetery (Part Three)

Essex Farm Cemetery, late summer 2017.

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A Tour of Boesinghe Part Two – Essex Farm Cemetery (Part Two)

Some of you will be wondering exactly why we are returning to Essex Farm Cemetery so soon after our previous visit.

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