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French Flanders: From Laventie to Neuve Chapelle Part One – Laventie Military Cemetery

Our last trip to French Flanders, four years ago now, took us along the River Lys from Erquinghem to La Gorgue, ending with a visit to the Great War burials within the town’s communal cemetery. 

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Post Updates Nos. 2 & 3 – Maple Leaf & Underhill Farm Cemeteries

A couple of updated older posts for you, as promised, both little-visited cemeteries, because both are somewhat off the beaten track. 

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Mont Kemmel – The Lettenberg Bunkers

Restored British bunkers on the slopes of the Kemmelberg.

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Post Update No. 1

Time, as we all know, is a creeper.  One minute you’re starting a brand new website and hoping that someone, somewhere, will find it of interest, and the next, you’re staring at years of work with tens of thousands of … Continue reading

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‘Let’s Talk of Graves, of Worms, and Epitaphs’

A sunny afternoon in Flanders’ fields.  Looks nice, doesn’t it?  All the pictures in this post, barring the final two, were taken in various different cemeteries in Belgian Flanders a fortnight ago (most will enlarge if you click them).

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Oak Dump Cemetery

The entrance to Oak Dump Cemetery, these photographs taken exactly one week ago this afternoon.

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Flanders Update – April 2023

Beauty, beneath skies of grey. 

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