Category Archives: Langemark

St. Julien War Memorial

The war memorial in St. Julien (now Sint-Juliaan) stands in front of the rebuilt church, which, like the village itself, was utterly destroyed during the Great War.

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The Road to Passchendaele Part Six Update – A Return to St. Julien Dressing Station Cemetery

Ah well, here we go again.  Typical Flanders weather.  The signpost says St-Juliaan (St. Julien during the war), if you can see it through the spray.

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A Return to Seaforth Cemetery, Cheddar Villa

A return trip to Seaforth Cemetery, Cheddar Villa on a cold, crisp, cloudless winter’s day.

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Houthulst Belgian Military Cemetery

The colours of autumn stain the trees of the Forest of Houthulst as the evening sun begins to set.

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The St. Julien Memorial, Vancouver Corner & Dochy Farm New British Cemetery

By the time we took our leave of St. Julian Dressing Station Cemetery, the flurries of snow had, briefly as it turned out, ceased, although the temperature continued to fall as evening drew in.  A short distance north of St. … Continue reading

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The Road to Passchendaele Part Six – St. Julien Dressing Station Cemetery

At the time of our visit, a little while back now, St. Julien Dressing Station Cemetery was undergoing some serious maintenance, so it’s fair to say that we didn’t exactly see it at its best, but the next time we … Continue reading

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The Road to Passchendaele Part Five – Bridge House Cemetery

Less than half a mile across the fields to the east of Seaforth Cemetery Cheddar Villa, we find one of the smallest cemeteries in the whole Ypres salient.

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