Category Archives: French War Memorials

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

Steenwerck war memorial.

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

Before we leave Nieppe we shall naturally pay our respects at the village war memorial.

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Longueval War Memorial & the Pipers Memorial

Longueval war memorial, on one side of the crossroads in the centre of the village.

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Travels on the Somme Part Ten – Albert

The rolling plains of Picardy.

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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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