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French Flanders: The Cemeteries on the Lys Part Eleven – La Gorgue War Memorial

Less than a mile south west of Estaires, and now just south, once more, of the River Lys, our penultimate stop on the first part of this tour finds us at the war memorial in the centre of La Gorgue.

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French Flanders: The Cemeteries on the Lys Part Ten – Estaires War Memorial

Estaires war memorial is not only quite unusual, and I think quite beautiful, but damned tricky to photograph, even if it doesn’t look it.

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French Flanders: The Cemeteries on the Lys Part Nine – Estaires Communal Cemetery Part Two

If you were with us last post we were in Estaires Communal Cemetery.  And we still are.

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French Flanders: The Cemeteries on the Lys Part Eight – Estaires Communal Cemetery & Extension Part One

After our brief visit to the battlefield of Culloden, it’s time to head back to Flanders for your Bank Holiday, if you are in England, reading.  Our next stop on our journey up the River Lys is Estaires, where there … Continue reading

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French Flanders: The Cemeteries on the Lys Part Seven – Sailly-sur-la-Lys Canadian Cemetery

Anzac Cemetery once more, but the weather’s not so good this time.  It’ll probably get better later.

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French Flanders: The Cemeteries on the Lys Part Six – A Return to Anzac Cemetery

You might recognise this somewhat idiosyncratic cemetery entrance that incorporates the Cross of Sacrifice, because we have been here before, during our tour of the battlefields and cemeteries associated with the Battle of Fromelles.

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French Flanders: The Cemeteries on the Lys Part Five – Sailly-sur-la-Lys Churchyard & War Memorial

The entrance to Sailly-sur-la-Lys churchyard.

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