Author Archives: Magicfingers

French Flanders: Richebourg Part One – Richebourg War Memorial

Four months ago now, we completed our tour of the cemeteries and memorials around Neuve Chapelle. 

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Wytschaete War Memorial, the London Scottish Memorial & the First Battle of Messines (1914)

Spanbroekmolen British Cemetery, Wytschaete church and the Messines Ridge. 

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Brookwood Military Cemetery – The American Memorial Chapel

We’ve looked around the graves in the American Military Cemetery at Brookwood before, but we’ve never been inside the chapel. 

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Brookwood Military Cemetery – The Royal Hospital Burial Ground

The Royal Hospital Chelsea burials – Chelsea Pensioners to you and me – at Brookwood are to be found beyond the main Canadian Second World War Plot in the western corner of the military cemetery.

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Brookwood Military Cemetery – The Canadian Second World War Plot

Two short(ish) posts coming up, just to show you the areas of Brookwood Military Cemetery that we haven’t yet visited.  First, this is the Canadian Second World War Plot – or at least some of it. 

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Brookwood Cemetery – The Nurses of Brookwood

Tucked away beneath these trees and bushes, this is the Brookwood Nurses’ Plot.

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Brookwood Cemetery – The Victoria Cross Holders

Brookwood Cemetery is vast.  Not the military cemetery, which, at 37 acres, is big enough, but the civil cemetery, a small part of which you can see above. 

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