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Netley Military Cemetery Part Five: The Officers’ Plot

With the Boer War graves we visited last post bathed in sunlight on the left, it’s time to visit the Officers’ Plot, seen here on the right.

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Netley Military Cemetery Part Four – Death at Home & Distant Engagements

A short distance from the Great War Non-Conformist plot we visited last post, and as we make our way towards the Officers’ plot (next post), these scattered graves on the hillside are among the earlier, late-19th Century, turn of the … Continue reading

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Netley Military Cemetery Part Three: The Non-Conformist Plot

These three rows of headstones comprise the Non-Conformist plot.

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Netley Military Cemetery Part Two: The Church of England Plot

Last post we took a look around the small Second World War plot, seen here close to the fence in the left background, and the post-war graves nearby.  This time it’s the row of headstones on the left, and the … Continue reading

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Netley Military Cemetery Part One: An Introduction & the Second World War Plot

Down this road the soldiers went. 

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The Royal Victoria Hospital at Netley – Netley Hospital Chapel

Once upon a time, the longest building in the world stood here. 

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French Flanders: From Laventie to Neuve Chapelle Part Nine – Pont-du-Hem Military Cemetery

This is Pont-du-Hem Military Cemetery, the largest of the cemeteries we shall be visiting in either part of our current tour.

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