Category Archives: Bunkers

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

The commune of Boesinghe, or Boezinge, as it is currently called, was the scene of continuous fighting for much of the Great War, evidence of which exists in the eight cemeteries and numerous memorials that can be found in the … Continue reading

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Zonnebeke Church Dugout

Oh my!

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The Road to Passchendaele Part Ten – The New Zealand Memorial, ‘sGraventafel & a brief stop at Tyne Cot Cemetery

The New Zealand Memorial at s’Graventafel is one of a number of similarly styled New Zealand memorials along the Western Front that commemorate actions involving the  New Zealand Division, sited on or near the battlefields where they fought.

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The Road to Passchendaele Part Eight – Polygon Wood: Scott Post

Buttes New British Cemetery, the New Zealand Memorial, and the 5th Australian Division Memorial, seen from within Polygon Wood.

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French Flanders: Fromelles Part Six – The Australian Memorial Park

The Australian Memorial Park was opened on 5th July 1998 to commemorate the Australians who fought and died during the Battle of Fromelles in July 1916.

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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 Seven – Ramscappelle

The church at Ramscappelle, completely rebuilt, as so many others, since the war.  The village was under constant German attack throughout the Battle of the Yser, the final action of which took place here on 30th & 31st October 1914, … Continue reading

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