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Saint George's Memorial Church

Elverdingsestraat 1, Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
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English first
Belfast, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Integral to the history of our forces in WW1 is the aftermath, as so mpany stayed on to work with the CWGC. The English school has long closed but the church is a potted history of the regiments who fought in the Salient.

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Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This pleasant and peaceful church is a Church of England church full of plaques commemorating the dead from the First World War - most represent individual regiments or schools, but some commemorate individuals; all of the kneelers have been embroidered with regimental/unit crests. School parties arrive en-masse, so sometimes you have the church all to yourself, and at other times... More

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

A little bit of England tucked away in Ypres Belgium. A must see. I found the plaque for my local Regiment, THE SOUTH STAFFS

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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192 reviews 192 reviews
77 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

If in Ieper you must visit this little gem. It situated just behind the Cloth Hall in the corner going away from town. Wonderful testament to the different regiments that fought in the great war. There are cushions on the every seat depicting a regiment as well as plaques all over the walls. Stained glass is nice. Please see my... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

A beautiful Church situated close to the centre of Ieper, and highly recommended to be included in any tour of the city. Allow enough time to sit and ponder the history of this building and the number of men commemorated within. The stain glass windows depicts the regimental emblems of the units who fought a 100 years ago to help... More

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Maidenhead
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133 reviews 133 reviews
29 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

An amazing Anglican church, built for the English community who stayed on in Ypres after WW1. So many memorials, flags and commemorative plaques that it is impossible to take it all in. Must visit when in Ypres.

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Blackwater, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This Anglican church was built to commemorates British and Commonwealth soldiers who died in the five battles fought for Ypres. There are many commemorations for regiments and soldiers who gave their lives for our freedom. It is well worth a visit

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Penally, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

A small but overwhelmingly beautiful church with so many memorials that it takes a long time to work round. Each memorial has its own story and the church is so well looked after. Well done St Georges.

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Concord, NH
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72 reviews 72 reviews
44 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

A memorial chapel for the chaps from the UK. Plaques on the back of all the wooden chairs and embroidered cushions on the seats with the names of regiments. I found a solitary visit moving. Two days later a women's chorus from England performed. Easy to find, almost across the street from the cathedral, and a good stop on a... More

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kent
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64 reviews 64 reviews
33 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Just round the corner from the cathedral this is well worth visiting. It is welcoming and if you aren't there for a service take a look at all of the embroidery and banners.

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