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French Flanders: The Nursery Part Fifteen – Houplines Communal Cemetery Extension

The final stop on our tour of the Nursery is Houplines Communal Cemetery Extension.

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French Flanders: The Nursery Part Fourteen – Ferme Buterne Military Cemetery

A mile up the road from La Chapelle d’Armentières, and no more than a mile due east of Armentières itself, the penultimate cemetery on our tour is Ferme Buterne Military Cemetery.

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French Flanders: The Nursery Part Thirteen – A Tour Map

With only two cemeteries still to visit on this tour of the Nursery, I thought it might interest you to see where we have been, and where we have still to go, on this very nice Google map.  If you … Continue reading

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French Flanders: The Nursery Part Twelve – La Chapelle d’Armentières Communal Cemetery

By the time we reach La Chapelle d’Armentières Communal Cemetery, the weather is at its worst.

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French Flanders: The Nursery Part Eleven – La Chapelle d’Armentières War Memorial

A few hundred yards south east of the two La Chapelle-d’Armentières cemeteries…

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French Flanders: The Nursery Part Ten – Chapelle-d’Armentières New Military Cemetery

For nearly a hundred years, Chapelle-d’Armentières New Military Cemetery sat in splendid isolation in the middle of the fields just to the north of La Chapelle d’Armentières.

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French Flanders: The Nursery Part Nine – Chapelle-d’Armentières Old Military Cemetery

Now this looks a bit better.  Weather-wise I mean.

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