Category Archives: Fromelles

French Flanders: Armentières, Nieppe & Steenwerck Part Six – 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: Fromelles Part Nine – Anzac Cemetery

Anzac Cemetery was begun by the 2nd Australian Field Ambulance, close to an advanced dressing station, just before the attack at Fromelles in July 1916, and was used from then until the German advance of April 1918.

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French Flanders: Fromelles Part Seven – Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery

Remember the Dead

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French Flanders: Fromellles 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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French Flanders: Fromelles Part Five – V. C. Corner Australian Cemetery & Memorial

And so we find ourselves on the battlefield of Fromelles.  Half a mile south east of Le Trou Aid Post Cemetery, this is V.C. Corner Australian Cemetery and, beyond the Cross of Sacrifice, the Australian Memorial that stands within.

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French Flanders: Fromelles Part Four – Le Trou Aid Post Cemetery

A short distance south of Rue-du-Bois Military Cemetery, and now just two miles from Fromelles and only half a mile from the front lines, our next stop is the beautiful Le Trou Aid Post Cemetery.

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French Flanders: Fromelles Part Three – Rue-du-Bois Military Cemetery

A short distance to the west of Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery we find our next stop, Rue-du-Bois Military Cemetery.

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