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Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge

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Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) burial ground for the dead of the First World War in the Ypres Salient on the Western Front. After Tyne Cot, it is the second largest cemetery for Commonwealth forces in Belgium. Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery is located near Poperinge in the province of West Flanders. Most of those buried in the cemetery are war casualties who had been wounded near Ypres and later died in the four large Allied casualty clearing stations located in this area.
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  • Another well presented and immaculate cemetery. Great little visitors centre. This cemetery houses one of two females killed during WW1 Nelly Spindler a nurse. 
    Another well presented and immaculate cemetery. Great little visitors centre. This cemetery houses one of two females killed during WW1 Nelly Spindler a nurse.  more »
  • Lijssenthoek cemetery is a fitting place to remember those who gave up everything for our futures in World War One. Being the second largest commonwealth World War One cemetery in the world, the... 
    Lijssenthoek cemetery is a fitting place to remember those who gave up everything for our futures in World War One. Being the second largest commonwealth World War One cemetery in the world, the...  more »
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  • Well tended and respected area. Visitor center looked very nice although closed when I arrived.
  • Hi, if anyone local is planning on going to the cemetery soon please can I ask that someone might me kind enough to take a photo of the plot XXII.F.4 Private William Edward Thompson? Thank you!

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