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Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery

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A moving trip to my Great Uncles grave.

Having been passed on details of my great uncle by my father, I was determined to visit his grave... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2019
Braveheart8068
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Exmouth, United Kingdom
Sgt Skinner

This like others is a credit to the War Grave gardeners.In this cemetery is my Great Uncle Sam... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2018
nattriss
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retford
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Mar 6, 2019
“A moving trip to my Great Uncles grave.”
Jun 3, 2018
“Sgt Skinner”
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Reviewed March 6, 2019

Having been passed on details of my great uncle by my father, I was determined to visit his grave. Full details were supplied by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and it was easy to find the headstone. What was moving was not only the link...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed June 3, 2018

This like others is a credit to the War Grave gardeners.In this cemetery is my Great Uncle Sam Dawes killed at Passchendale but also is a man called Skinner he was a V.C winner when he was killed his regement managed to call on 6...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2017

During our recent visit to The Battlefields of Belgium in September we stopped off at Vlamertinghe on our way back to Calais. The weather was shocking as it was pouring down (real authentic Flemish weather) which made our visit all the more poignant. You have...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 28, 2017

I have visited this cemetery on probably ten occasions to visit the grave of my grandfather with my wife, son and grandchildren. iIt has always been very well looked after. As with all the First War cemeteries, you cannot believe the death and carnage of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed September 15, 2015

A place of peace and tranquility expertly kept by the Commonwealth War Graves Commision, thank you for looking after his final resting place.

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed September 9, 2015

This is a large cemetery with over 1000 headstones representing so much sacrifice by men who died nearby. There are many stories attached to men in this Cemetery but the best known are that of Captain Francis Grenfell VC (The VC is emblazoned on his...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed April 24, 2015

We visited Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery outside Ypres, Belgium at the request of a couple from the UK that we met on a Disney Cruise who had a Great Uncle interred there from WWI. We told them we would be traveling there in April 2015,...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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