Friday, 18 June 2010

Tyne Cot Cemetery, Passchendale (Flanders)

Tyne Cot cemetery is the largest cemetery of the Commonwealth in the world. On the memorial wall for missing soldiers, they have engraved 35.000 names. There are also 12.000 graves of soldiers from World War I. The cemetery is well maintained. Around the gravestones you find many plants and flowers.

De Tyne Cot is de grootste Commonwealth begraafplaats ter wereld. Op de herdenkingsmuur voor vermiste soldaten zijn 35.000 namen gegraveerd. Tevens zijn er hier 12.000 graven van soldaten uit Wereldoorlog I. De begraafplaats is goed onderhouden en langs de grafstenen staan overal planten en bloemen.

Tyne Cot Cemetery Passchendale
Tyne Cot Cemetery Passchendale
Tyne Cot Cemetery Passchendale
Tyne Cot Cemetery Passchendale
Tyne Cot Cemetery Passchendale
Tyne Cot Cemetery Passchendale
Tyne Cot Cemetery Passchendale
Previous Flanders War article: Trench of death (dodengang), Diksmuide

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1 comment:

  1. Looks indeed very well maintained... What's with the cemeteries these days?

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