Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge

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Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) burial ground for the dead of the First World War in the Ypres Salient on the Western Front. After Tyne Cot, it is the second largest cemetery for Commonwealth forces in Belgium. Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery is located near Poperinge in the province of West Flanders. Most of those buried in the cemetery are war casualties who had been wounded near Ypres and later died in the four large Allied casualty clearing stations located in this area.

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  • Lijssenthoek cemetery is a fitting place to remember those who gave up everything for our futures in World War One. Being the second largest commonwealth World War One cemetery in the world, the...  more »
  • A must see if visiting the area as are all the CWG as they are kept immaculate and represent the many lost including Nelly Spindler  more »
  • This war cemetery has ample parking with toilets. There is a visitor centre with a great exhibit the whispering wall. Haunting.
  • i was moved beyond my imagination just to stand at my G/grandfathers grave and read the words from his brother on the head stone. It is immaculate and it is extremely serene among the belgian farm land.
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