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The PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL commemorates more than 11,000 servicemen of the United Kingdom and South African forces who died in this sector during the First World War and have no known grave. The Ploegsteert Memorial stands in Berks Cemetery Extension...more
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Rue de Messines | Ploegsteert, Comines-Warneton 7782, Belgium
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Reviewed May 23, 2019

I was here as part of a large coach party the attraction is very well kept and well maintained the cemetery is very moving and a reminder of what sacrifices people made to keep us safe

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Eddie020173
Reviewed November 20, 2018

Gardeners were there whilst we visited - to them is owed inestimable gratitude for keeping Commonwealth War Grave cemeteries in such beautiful condition.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

Visited the Plug-street (Ploegsteert) memorial eralier in the year with a group of friends. One of my friends had a relative listed on one of the panels so the visit had special significance. Worth also visiting the adjoining cemeteries to pay respect.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

Happen to be staying in Armentieres and this was one of the first cemeteries we stopped at. Being able to be part of the service was moving and something we would not have missed. Cafe across the road for refreshments.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Great experience with our fellow Milton Keynes and Wolvertonian residents. Twin town weekend meeting the Plugstreet reporobates and dignitaries alike. Good memorial experience.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 16, 2018

My second visit to this marvellous cemetery and memorial - especially to see the last resting place of a 16 year old lad from Milton Keynes, Albert French, who lied about his age to lay down his life for his country. Try telling that to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 23, 2018

This was the first major memorial we visited on a three day Battlefields tour, so the huge scale of the names recorded here and our first sight of mass burials and the poignant tombstone inscriptions hit us hard emotionally. This is an impressive place, with...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

The new museum is well worth looking in at. It has a film to explain what happened there and numerous other touch screen and other displays to work through. You leave with a good understanding of the struggles of both the soldiers and the local...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Stlo01
Reviewed September 23, 2017

A most splendid memorial to see. Well looked after, clean and tidy. I still don't know why, at the entrance, one lion is showing its teeth and the other does not? We were lucky enough to see the once a month parade and memorial service....More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Scott D
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Came at 7pm on the first Friday of the month to see the Last Post ceremony. It was very well attended, mostly by local people, complete with a short parade of the colours of French and Belgian Old Combattant Associations, and the British Legion branches...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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