Category Archives: Armentières to Steenwerck

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

A short distance north west of Pont-de-Nieppe, we arrive in the town of Nieppe itself.

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French Flanders: Armentières, Nieppe & Steenwerck Part Three – Pont-de-Nieppe German Military Cemetery

At the far north western end of Pont-de-Nieppe Communal Cemetery, beneath the willow trees, 790 German Great War casualties are buried in one of a number of small German cemeteries to be found in this part of French Flanders.

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French Flanders: Armentières, Nieppe & Steenwerck Part Two – Pont-de-Nieppe Communal Cemetery

The road from Armentières north west to Bailleul passes through a number of small communities each of which, it won’t surprise you to hear, host their own CWGC cemetery.

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French Flanders: Armentières, Nieppe & Steenwerck Part One – Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery & the Cite Bonjean (New Zealand) Memorial

Situated in the south western corner of the town of Armentières, Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery is one of the largest cemeteries in this part of French Flanders.

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