Polygon Wood

The Wood’s 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.