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Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery

 

Lijssenthoek 1

 

Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, is the second largest Commonwealth cemetery in Belgium. It contains 9,901 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 883 war graves of other nationalities, mostly French and German.

Three men of the North Irish Horse, Lance Corporal A. Erskine, Private W. J. McAuley and Private W. Beattie, are buried here. The location of their graves is shown on the CWGC cemetery plan below.

 

Lijssenthoek 2

 

Lijssenthoek 3

 

Lijssenthoek 4

 

Lijssenthoek 5

 

Image 1, 2 and 3 Copyright © Phillip Tardif with all rights reserved as set out in this Use of Material policy. Image 4 kindly provided by Steve Rogers, Project Co-ordinator of the The War Graves Photographic Project, www.twgpp.org. Information and cemetery plan sourced from Commonwealth War Graves Commission www.cwgc.org.