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A Tour of Potijze Part Five – Aeroplane Cemetery

Two hundred and fifty yards east of St. Charles de Potyze, the final stop on our tour is Aeroplane Cemetery,   so called because in 1917 the wreck of an aeroplane lay near to where the Cross of Sacrifice now … Continue reading

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A Tour of Potijze Part Four – Potijze Demarcation Stone & St. Charles de Potyze Military Cemetery

A short way east of Potijze, this is one of nineteen Demarcation Stones still to be found in Belgium. They were erected in the 1920s to either mark the extent of the German offensive that finally petered out in July … Continue reading

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A Tour of Potijze Part Three – Potijze Chateau Wood Cemetery

Skirting the field to the north of Grounds & Lawn Cemeteries, this grass pathway leads us to the fourth cemetery that bears the name Potijze; Potijze Chateau Wood Cemetery.

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A Tour of Potijze Part Two – Potijze Chateau Grounds & Lawn Cemeteries

Just a quarter of a mile east of Potijze Burial Ground the three other Potijze cemeteries are reached, as so beautifully demonstrated here by Baldrick, in air-stewardess mode, by following the signs…

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A Tour of Potijze Part One – Potijze Burial Ground

A couple of minutes drive east of Ypres (Ieper), along the road to Zonnebeke, the hamlet of Potijze, now an extension of the outskirts of the city along the N332, plays host to no less than four CWGC cemeteries.  After … Continue reading

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