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A large cemetery, to find it go by st.Georges Church and take a right go by the prison and as you walk by think of three men shot in this prison and buried in the cemetery that you are now arriving at.This makes it a...More
but from 1914 the cemetery had been used for the burials of the dead commonwealth troops. As far as cemetery goes Ypres is well kept and manicured. Two thousand six hundred and thirteen commonwealth troops are buried in this cemetery, when you look upon the...More
As we have a relative buried in this cemetery, we have made a number of visits to Ypres, and the Reservoir Cemetery, during the last 30 years. For anyone who has not previously visited Ypres, we would strongly recommend it. Yes, there is a constant...More
I went to Ypres Reservoir cemetery to see my uncle's headstone. James F BEWLEY died on the 23rd September 1917.
I had been on the War Graves site so I knew exactly where his headstone was. - 1.E.3. I found it instantly. What I hadn't...More
A very large cemetery behind the prison, beautifully maintained. A fascinating place to walk around, the cemetery is covered in the series 'In Continuing & Grateful Memory - From Ypres to Zillebeke via Hooge' that I got in the bookshop at the Cloth Hall. Really...More
We had purpose to visit this cemetery on the outskirts of the town of Ypres as a friend had advised of a family connection to this site.
We located the gave and left a small tribute in the form of a cross just to say...More
I visited the is cemetery and just walked along the headstones. One row has several Privates from the Manchester Regiment and buried in between is a Brigadier General Francis Aylmer Maxwell, VC, CSI, DSO & Bar. This shows that all are equal in death. A...More
This Memorial Garden / Cemetery is within a Short Walk of the Cloth Hall and it's significance for us was the Memorial Stones of 6 Ulstermen together as was the case in Menen South and Birr Crossroads.
Staying in Ypres for a few days, this cemetery is just on the doorstep from our B&B. Just being able to pay our respects to all the Commonwealth soldiers that paid the ultimate sacrifice is something we should all try and do at least once...More