Category Archives: Boesinghe

A Tour of Boesinghe Part Two – Essex Farm Cemetery (Part Two)

Some of you will be wondering exactly why we are returning to Essex Farm Cemetery so soon after our previous visit.

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A Tour of Boesinghe Part One – Essex Farm Cemetery (Part One)

The commune of Boesinghe, or Boezinge, as it is currently called, was the scene of continuous fighting for much of the Great War, evidence of which exists in the eight cemeteries and numerous memorials that can be found in the … Continue reading

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Valentine Joe Strudwick

This is Essex Farm Cemetery, just to the north of Ieper (Ypres).  It is a famous, and well-visited cemetery, for a number of reasons, not least that it was here that the poet John McCrae penned his ‘In Flanders Fields’ … Continue reading

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