Poelcapelle British Cemetery, Poelkapelle

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#58 of 78 in Historic Sites in West Flanders Province
Poelcapelle British Cemetery is located in Poelkapelle. Make Poelcapelle British Cemetery a centerpiece of your Poelkapelle vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Poelkapelle tour planner.
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  • December 24, 2016
    As a child I was told that my granfather had fought in WW1 and his brother Freddie had died "somewhere in France". I always wondered if I would ever get to see his grave as no one was sure of where it...  more »
  • August 27, 2016
    One of the many British military cemeteries in the region with mainly fallen from WWI. Recently there were restoration works carried out at the main entrance gate. From Roeselare you can make beautiful bicycle tours throughout the West Flemish landscape that offers a lot of variety. Flat or gently sloping to get on these roads many monuments against that remind of WWI. On tours of ca. 75 km you can see a lot. Worth it. ...
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  • July 26, 2016
    Words cannot really review this, When you visit it is something you feel, something that you should see.  more »
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  • June 6, 2017
    My grandfather is buried here. He served with the 2/4th Northumberland Fusiliers and died on 26th October 1917 in the second battle of Passchendaele. The cemetery is beautifully kept and the stonework is continually being renewed. Over 80% of the 7500 buried here are unidentified. Very sad.

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