Category Archives: Langemark

A Tour of Langemark Part Three – Steenbeek Albertina Marker

On the western outskirts of Langemark we find one of the two dozen Albertina markers erected in 1984 to commemorate the death of King Albert fifty years earlier, each with its own inscription, in this case, ‘Eind-offensief Steenbeek – 28 … Continue reading

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A Tour of Langemark Part Two – Cement House Cemetery

Cement House Cemetery, three quarters of a mile south west of the village of Langemark-Poelkapelle, is, apart from a handful of British cemeteries clustered along the Channel Coast near Nieuwpoort, one of the most northern of the CWGC cemeteries to … Continue reading

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A Tour of Langemark Part One – The Welsh Memorial Park & Hedd Wyn Plaque

The Welsh dragon that stands atop the memorial in the new Welsh Memorial Park,  opened in 2014, on the road between Pilckem and Langemark.

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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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