Category Archives: Ploegsteert Wood

Another Tour of Ploegsteert Wood Update

A Google map showing the position of the places we visit during the tour is now available by clicking the new Tour Maps link on the home page.  Hope you find it of use.

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A Tour of Ploegsteert Wood Part Twelve

It’s been more than a year since the ‘Tour of Ploegsteert Wood’ project began and we are now finally nearing the conclusion.  For those of you who have followed our progress around (and within) Ploegsteert Wood, I ought to mention at … Continue reading

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A Tour of Ploegsteert Wood Part Eleven – Le Gheer & the Birdcage

The calvary at the crossroads at Le Gheer, sited exactly where it was a hundred years ago.  There’s a photograph of it taken in 1915 in the late Tony Spagnoly’s excellent book ‘A Walk Round Plugstreet’, and you will find another one if you … Continue reading

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Dusk at the Ploegsteert Memorial

At the end of a long day, not so long ago, Baldrick and I found ourselves back at Hyde Park Corner.

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Shadows & Light

Ploegsteert Memorial, December 2nd 2011.

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A Tour of Ploegsteert Wood Extra – Maple Leaf Cemetery

A mile and a half to the west of Ploegsteert Village lies the rarely visited Maple Leaf Cemetery. No, leave them Baldrick.  They’re not yours and we’ve got plenty when we get home.

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A Tour of Ploegsteert Wood Detour – Underhill Farm Cemetery & Red Lodge

This post is designed to be read as part of the ‘Tour of Ploegsteert Wood’, so if you are reading it as a stand-alone post I suggest you disregard all references to the ‘Tour’, as they will make no sense.  … Continue reading

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