Category Archives: Shot at Dawn

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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A Tour of Boesinghe Prelude – Duhallow A.D.S. Cemetery

If you follow the main road out of Ieper (Ypres) north towards Boezinge (Boesinghe during the Great War), after only a few minutes, Duhallow A.D.S. Cemetery comes into view on the right hand side of the road.

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French Flanders: Armentières, Nieppe & Steenwerck Part Eleven – Le Grand Beaumart British Cemetery

The final stop (for the moment) on our tour is Le Grand Beaumart British Cemetery, a little way west of Steenwerck.

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French Flanders: Armentières, Nieppe & Steenwerck Part Seven – Trois Arbres Cemetery

Leaving the Armentières-Bailleul road, and taking the southern turn-off from Pont-d’Achelles, after a short distance we reach Trois Arbres Cemetery, where over 1,700 British soldiers are now buried or commemorated.

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French Flanders: Armentières, Nieppe & Steenwerck Part Six – Pont-d’Achelles Military Cemetery

No more than a mile up the Bailleul road from Nieppe, this is Pont-d’Achelles Military Cemetery.

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French Flanders: Armentières, Nieppe & Steenwerck Part One – Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery & the Cite Bonjean (New Zealand) Memorial

Situated in the south western corner of the town of Armentières, Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery is one of the largest cemeteries in this part of French Flanders.

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