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Ploegsteert Memorial
Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium

Ploegsteert Memorial

GPS: 50.73765, 2.88214

Rue de Messines (N365)
7782 Comines-Warneton, Belgium

Date published: April 13, 2017
Total records: 11,400

Ploegsteert Memorial is managed by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

History

Ploegsteert Memorial commemorates more than 11,000 servicemen of the United Kingdom and South African forces who died in this area during the First World War and have no known grave. The memorial serves the area from the line Caestre-Dranoutre-Warneton to the north, to Haverskerque-Estaires-Fournes to the south, including the towns of Hazebrouck, Merville, Bailleul and Armentieres, the Forest of Nieppe, and Ploegsteert Wood.

The memorial is located inside the Berks Cemetery Extension.

Names are inscribed on panels inside the memorial. The panel numbers quoted at the end of each record relate to the panels dedicated to the Regiment served with. In some instances where a casualty is recorded as attached to another Regiment, his name may alternatively appear within their Regimental Panels.

Cemetery Records

Records published here were acquired from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission on April 14, 2017. Dates of death range from 1914 to 1919.


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