Category Archives: French Flanders

A Return to Erquinghem-Lys Churchyard Extension

The last time we visited Erquinghem-Lys Churchyard Extension it was a grey, overcast summer’s day.

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French Flanders: Armentières, Nieppe & Steenwerck Part Eleven – Le Grand Beaumart British Cemetery

The final stop on our tour is Le Grand Beaumart British Cemetery, a little way west of Steenwerck.

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French Flanders: Armentières, Nieppe & Steenwerck Part Ten – Steenwerck Communal Cemetery

Steenwerck Communal Cemetery entrance.

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French Flanders: Armentières, Nieppe & Steenwerck Part Nine – Steenwerck War Memorial

Steenwerck war memorial.

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French Flanders: Armentières, Nieppe & Steenwerck Part Eight – Steenwerck German Military Cemetery

As we head towards Steenwerck, our next stop finds us at the German Cemetery named after the commune.

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French Flanders: Armentières, Nieppe & Steenwerck Part Seven – Trois Arbres Cemetery

Leaving the Armentières-Bailleul road, and taking the southern turn-off from Pont-d’Achelles, after a short distance we reach Trois Arbres Cemetery, where over 1,700 British soldiers are now buried or commemorated.

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French Flanders: Armentières, Nieppe & Steenwerck Part Six – Pont-d’Achelles Military Cemetery

No more than a mile up the Bailleul road from Nieppe, this is Pont-d’Achelles Military Cemetery.

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