Category Archives: Lizerne

A Tour of Boesinghe Part Twelve – Lizerne: 3rd Line Regiment & Van Raemdonck Brothers Memorials

Three hundred yards north of the Cross of Reconciliation, the main road we have followed so far this tour (with detours, of course – where would we be without detours) along the western bank of the Ypres Canal from Essex … Continue reading

Posted in Boesinghe, Lizerne | Leave a comment

A Tour of Boesinghe Part Eleven – Lizerne: The Cross of Reconciliation

Happy New Year folks.  Time to return to our tour of Boesinghe.  Fifty feet high and made of aluminium, the Cross of Reconciliation stands where once upon a time a French memorial remembered the first French victims of the German … Continue reading

Posted in Boesinghe, Lizerne | Leave a comment

A Tour of Boesinghe Part Ten – Lizerne: The Belgian Grenadiers Memorial

Hot on the heels of our brief stop in Lizerne, here we are a little under half a mile north of the village, and this is the memorial to the Belgian Grenadiers who died during the first German gas attacks … Continue reading

Posted in Boesinghe, Lizerne | Leave a comment

A Tour of Boesinghe Part Nine – Lizerne Demarcation Stone & Belgian Carabiniers Plaque

A mile and a half north of Boesinghe we find ourselves in the centre of the little village of Lizerne, about 900 hundred yards west of the Yser Canal, where, at the crossroads at its centre, another Demarcation Stone shows … Continue reading

Posted in Boesinghe, Demarcation Stones, Lizerne | Leave a comment