Category Archives: Neuve Chapelle

French Flanders: Richebourg Part Two – Rue-des-Berceaux Military Cemetery

Rue-des-Berceaux Military Cemetery was begun in January 1915, and when it closed in February 1917, only around one hundred & fifty men had been buried here. 

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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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French Flanders: Neuve Chapelle Part Six – Richebourg; The Portuguese Military Cemetery

Just a hundred and fifty yards down the road from the Neuve Chapelle Memorial, this is the only Portuguese military cemetery in Flanders. 

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French Flanders: Neuve Chapelle Part Five – The Neuve Chapelle Memorial

This is the Neuve Chapelle Memorial. 

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French Flanders: Neuve Chapelle Part Four – Neuve Chapelle War Memorial

Neuve Chapelle war memorial is an unprepossessing little memorial outside this building in the centre of the village. 

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French Flanders: Neuve Chapelle Part Three – Neuve-Chapelle British Cemetery

There’s a track down the left edge of this cornfield, and beyond, some trees on the horizon that we’ve seen before, if from the other side. 

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French Flanders: Neuve Chapelle Part Two – Neuve-Chapelle Farm Cemetery

Soldiers of the Corn. 

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