Category Archives: Shot at Dawn

The Elverdinge Burial Grounds Part One – Hagle Dump Cemetery

At the end of the previous post we found ourselves here (see inset), if you remember, having just spent some time in Red Farm Military Cemetery, one of the smallest cemeteries in the Salient.  The four tall poplar trees that … Continue reading

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Poperinge Part Five – The Condemned Cell & Execution Courtyard – Updated January 2020

“I could not look on Death, which being known, Men led me to him, blindfold and alone.”  At the start of this tour of Poperinge, I said that we would return to the centre of town in due course, and … Continue reading

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Poperinge Part Four – Poperinghe New Military Cemetery

Poperinghe New Military Cemetery. 

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Poperinge Part Three – Poperinghe Old Military Cemetery

The entrance to Poperinghe Old Military Cemetery.

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French Flanders: The Cemeteries on the Lys Part Eight – Estaires Communal Cemetery & Extension Part One

After our brief visit to the battlefield of Culloden, it’s time to head back to Flanders for your Bank Holiday, if you are in England, reading.  Our next stop on our journey up the River Lys is Estaires, where there … Continue reading

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French Flanders: The Cemeteries on the Lys Part Seven – Sailly-sur-la-Lys Canadian Cemetery

Anzac Cemetery once more, but the weather’s not so good this time.  It’ll probably get better later.

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St. Jean – White House Cemetery

It’s a grey day as we arrive at White House Cemetery, three quarters of a mile north east of the Menin Gate, on the road to St. Jean (Sint-Jan) and Wieltje.

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