Category Archives: French War Memorials

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

Steenwerck war memorial.

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French Flanders: Armentières, Nieppe & Steenwerck Part Four – 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 Eleven – 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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French Flanders: The Nursery Part Four – Bois-Grenier War Memorial

Back in French Flanders, you may remember that we had embarked on a tour of the cemeteries to the south and south east of the border town of Armentières, an area referred to by the Australians in 1916 as the … Continue reading

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Travels on the Somme Part Six – Auchonvillers War Memorial

The British first arrived on the Somme in the summer of 1915, taking over from the French who had held this sector since the start of trench warfare in the latter months of the previous year.  The village of Auchonvillers, … Continue reading

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