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Old Military Cemetary

Deken De Bolaan 127, Poperinge 8970, Belgium
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A place for quiet reflection

These soldiers were killed in the early days of the war, many of them there to dig trenches with... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2018
Clare033
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Lincoln
Some soldiers of WWI can be found here

Easily accessible but a mix of people buried in the cemetery. A cluster of soldiers from WWI. Not... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2017
tinkle_24
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Jun 4, 2018
“A place for quiet reflection”
Oct 30, 2017
“Some soldiers of WWI can be found here”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Deken De Bolaan 127, Poperinge 8970, Belgium
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Reviewed June 4, 2018

These soldiers were killed in the early days of the war, many of them there to dig trenches with little or no protection. If you are there please do pause and consider their situation. My great uncle Thomas Henry Keating is buried here, he was...More

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Reviewed October 30, 2017

Easily accessible but a mix of people buried in the cemetery. A cluster of soldiers from WWI. Not worth the trip.

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Reviewed September 16, 2015

War cemeteries is not a tourist attraction even though, as tourists we might visit them. However, the Old Military Cemetery at Poperinge is most interesting, not least because it contains the graves from very early on in the Great War. Unlike most WW1 cemeteries, very...More

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Reviewed May 30, 2015

This is the wrong cemetery. The Old Military cemetery is on the same road but on the opposite side nearer the town. I know because I have just visited my grandfathers grave. It is a beautiful place, well maintained and a pleasure to visit.

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