Wytschaete Mil Cemetery
Wytschaete is a concentration cemetery.
The cross is the 16th Irish Division memorial
The Division took Wytschaete
on 7th June 1917
Battle of Messines
There are 1,002 men buried or commemorated here, of which 673 are unidentified.
There are 16 Special memorials.
Other Special memorials commemorate men known to be buried in other cemeteries but whose graves could not be found.
Known to the troops as
Some of the smaller Battlefield Casualties graves were also concentrated here.
Note once again the immaculate lawned area and shrubs.
Private Henry Green
9th Bn Sherwood Foresters.
[ Some day sometime our eyes shall see, the face we keep in memory]
7-11th June 1917
9th Bn took part in the attack on Wytschaete