Polygon Wood


Front line cemetery


One German grave stands at the back. Note the slightly darker headstone.








The Woods History in World War 1.

October 1914 - Cleared by Commonwealth troops.

Given up during 2nd Ypres - 3 May 1915.

Retaken during 3rd Ypres - 26 September 1917 by Australian Troops.

Given up during the German Lys offensive in the Spring of 1918.

Retaken by troops of the 9th (Scottish) Division in September 1918. 

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