Category Archives: Wervik & Wervicq-Sud

Wervik War Memorial

Well, well, well. 

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Wervicq-Sud War Memorial

Wervicq-Sud war memorial, photographed in October 2019. 

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Bousbecque German Military Cemetery

Rather like the cemetery at Wervicq-Sud, a mile and a half away to the west, Bousbecque German Military Cemetery is another that I have intended to visit now for many years. 

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Bousbecque Communal Cemetery & War Memorial

A short distance east of Wervicq-Sud, Bousbecque, still only ten miles from the centre of Ypres (Ieper), is another French town that clings to the southern bank of the River Lys, and another place that I have passed by on … Continue reading

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A Walk to Wervicq-Sud German Military Cemetery Part Two

Hello again!

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A Walk to Wervicq-Sud German Military Cemetery Part One

Wervik is a city of two halves, although both halves have different names and are in different countries.  That’s just plain weird.  And this is a post in two halves, because it’s so bloody long that I reckon if I … Continue reading

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Along the River Lys: The Franco-Belgian Border Part Five – Wervik Communal Cemetery

Curious places, these communal cemeteries, at least to an English eye.  Every shade of grey that you could wish for, and very little green. There are six Second World War CWGC burials in Wervik Communal Cemetery, two of them unidentified, but all … Continue reading

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