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Poperinghe New Military Cemetery

Deken de Bolaan, Poperinge, Belgium
+32 57 22 36 36
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Thought provoking

Stopped to visit cemetery and on reading the plaque at entrance found it contained the graves of 17... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
PHE22
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London, United Kingdom
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Many executed soldiers here

We visited this cemetery after seeing the death cells and execution site in Poperinge Town Hall as... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2017
Rooombiter
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Deken de Bolaan, Poperinge, Belgium
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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Stopped to visit cemetery and on reading the plaque at entrance found it contained the graves of 17 British soldiers shot at dawn.

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Reviewed May 24, 2017

We visited this cemetery after seeing the death cells and execution site in Poperinge Town Hall as there are graves here of some of those executed men. The cemetery is quite small but it completes the picture to come here especially if you have read...More

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Reviewed April 24, 2017

The town of Poperinghe (now Poperinge) was of great importance during the First World War because, although occasionally bombed or bombarded at long range, it was the nearest place to Ypres (now Ieper) which was both considerable in size and reasonably safe. It was at...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2016

It was a long held wish to visit these cemeteries. Its difficult to review such a place, but I felt as though it was my duty to pay my respects. I would love to return. It was an intensely moving place.

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Reviewed September 17, 2015

This British military cemetery is of interest because of the many executed soldiers that lay buried here. The shots at dawn. One should have the book ( Shot at dawn ) or extracts from internet with you when visiting the cemetery to found out the...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

Have visited this area several times and have wanted to visit this very special cemetery for sometime. It is easy to find off the Poperinghe ring road and there is easy parking. The cemetery is beautifully cared for as one would expect. There are 17...More

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Reviewed May 18, 2015

Cemetary on main road, with parking . Worth a visit for the variety of graves - some shot at dawn buried here .For this view the visitors book. Lovely setting, and as usual , so well maintained and refurbished for WW1

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