South of Wipers: from St Eloi to Plugstreet

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St Eloi

Crossroads hamlet on the road south from Ypres

St Eloi

Waterfilled crater, reminder of terrible fighting here in 1915 and 1916

Spanbroekmolen

The Pool of Peace, vast waterfilled mine crater of 7 June 1917

Spanbroekmolen

Information at the Pool of Peace, owned by Toc H in Poperinge

Wytschaete

Wytschaete Military Cemetery

Wytschaete

Memorial to 16th (Irish)Division next to Wytschaete Military Cemetery

Wytschaete

Derry House cemetery No 2, on ground captured on 7 June 1917

Wytschaete

Derry House cemetery No 2

Wytschaete

Derry House cemetery No 2 was constructed around a blockhouse

Oosttaverne Crossroads

Memorial to 19th (Western) Division, looking north west

Oosttaverne Crossroads

Memorial to 19th (Western) Division, looking east towards Wytschaete

Oosttaverne Crossroads

Great War vintage elephant iron and other materials still much in evidence

Oosttaverne Crossroads

Oosttaverne Wood cemetery

Oosttaverne Crossroads

One of several blockhouses in fields between Oosttaverne Wood cemetery and Wytschaelete

Oosttaverne Crossroads

Oosttaverne Wood cemetery

Kemmel

Lindenhoek Chalet cemetery, on the slopes of Kemmel Hill

Kemmel

Lindenhoek Chalet cemetery, on the slopes of Kemmel Hill

Romarin

Maple Leaf cemetery, on the site of Romarin camp near Ploegsteert

Ploegsteert

London Rifle Brigade cemetery

Ploegsteert

London Rifle Brigade cemetery

Ploegsteert

London Rifle Brigade cemetery

Ploegsteert

Lancashire Cot cemetery

Ploegsteert

Prowse Point cemetery on a frozen dawn

Ploegsteert

Mud Corner cemetery

Ploegsteert

One of the fields where the Christmas Truce of 1914 took place; Messines on horizon

The Ypres salient

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Voormezele

Enclosures Nos 1 and 2, one of several British cemeteries in this hamlet

Voormezele

Another view of Enclosures Nos 1 and 2

Railway Wood, Hooge

The Royal Engineers memorial commemorates those who died underground

Tyne Cot near Passchendaele

The largest British military cemetery in the world, with view west toward Ypres

Tyne Cot near Passchendaele

The original plot of graves, untidy in comparison with the serried ranks of the rest

Kitchener Wood

Marking the place of long-gone wood, so important to Second Battle of Ypres in 1915

Vancouver Corner

Canadian memorial in memory of the defence against gas attack in April 1915

Vancouver Corner

Canadian memorial in memory of the defence against gas attack in April 1915

Essex Farm near Boesinge

British bunkers in the canal bank

Essex Farm near Boesinge

British cemetery, one of the most visited spots on the tourist trail

Ypres town

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Memorial to the men of Munster

Located in the grounds of the Cathedral

Ypores Reservoir cemetery

One of three inside the perimeter of the old town