Messines Ridge

 

Messines Ridge Cemetery

954 'Unknown' Soldiers lie here

Nearly 2500 burials in total

In the background can be seen the 

The Island of Ireland Peace Tower

 

 

 

 

New Zealand Memorial

 

 

The New Zealand Memorial forms part

of the entrance to the Cemetery.

It list 840 men who were killed on the Ypres 

salient and have no known grave.

Many of the men named here would have died

during the Battle Of Messines

June 1917

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