8 Nov 2007

Photos from Ypres, May 2007

Over the next couple of days I'll be posting a selection of photos from a trip to Ypres and the Somme back in May.

The 49th (West Riding) Division memorial, at Essex Farm Cemetery

Tyne Cot Cemetery (1)

Tyne Cot Cemetery (2)

Preserved trenches at the Sanctuary Wood Museum with illustrative mud

An aircraft engine at the rather ramshackle Sanctuary Wood Museum

Island of Ireland Peace Park, Messines - Peace Pledge

The Menin Gate (1)

The Menin Gate (2)

Ramparts Cemetery, Ypres. The closely spaced headstones denote men who fell together.

Modern street view in Ypres