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Ypres Collection

Background imageYpres Collection: The Canadians at Ypres - William Barnes Wollen

The Canadians at Ypres - William Barnes Wollen
The Canadians at Ypres 1915 - This depicts the Princess Patricias Canadian Light Infantry at Bellewaerde Ridge on 8th May 1915

Background imageYpres Collection: Captain Noel Godfrey Chavasse, VC

Captain Noel Godfrey Chavasse, VC
Captain Noel G. Chavasse was Medical Officer to the 1/ 10th Battalion of the Kings Liverpool Regiment during the First World War

Background imageYpres Collection: Tank in Battle of Menin Road, Ypres, Belgium, WW1

Tank in Battle of Menin Road, Ypres, Belgium, WW1
A British tank at the Battle of Menin Road, Ypres, Belgium, during the First World War. Some of the crew have come out for a breath of fresh air while waiting for the order to advance. Date: 1917

Background imageYpres Collection: Painting by Hs Power, artillery and horses at Ypres, WW1

Painting by Hs Power, artillery and horses at Ypres, WW1
Painting by the Australian war artist Harold Septimus Power (1877-1971), showing artillery going into action before the Battle of Ypres

Background imageYpres Collection: British soldiers 1917

British soldiers 1917
Men of the East Yorkshire regiment, silhouetted, make their way around shell craters at Frezenberg, during the Third Battle of Ypres

Background imageYpres Collection: Ruins d Ypres with wooden frame from a Cloth Hall beam

Ruins d Ypres with wooden frame from a Cloth Hall beam
Ruins d Ypres 1918. Framed in a wooden frame with an inscribed plaque which reads This frame made from a piece of beam from the Cloth Hall, Ypres. Paul Mansard

Background imageYpres Collection: Northumberland Fusiliers at St Eloi 1916

Northumberland Fusiliers at St Eloi 1916
Northumberland Fusiliers wearing German helmets and gas masks captured during the fighting at St Eloi, near Ypres, on 27th March 1916

Background imageYpres Collection: In the Famous Plug Street Wood by Matania

In the Famous Plug Street Wood by Matania
A relief party marching back to the trenches through Ploegstreet Wood (known as Plug Street), south of Ypres. The scarred trees lining the soldiers route bear the scars of shelling

Background imageYpres Collection: Brooding Soldier - Canadian Memorial, Vancouver Corner - WWI

Brooding Soldier - Canadian Memorial, Vancouver Corner - WWI
The memorial commemorates the 18, 000 Canadian soldiers who withstood the first gas attack on April 22/24 1915 (Battle of Ypres), suffering over 2, 000 casualties

Background imageYpres Collection: Ten postcards Ypres, Before, During and After the War

Ten postcards Ypres, Before, During and After the War
Ten postcards. Ypres, Before, During and After the War - Series. No. 3. Photographed by Antony of Ypres. Commemorative Art

Background imageYpres Collection: Ruins of Ypres

Ruins of Ypres
Ruins of the cloth hall in Ypres, Belgium on the Western Front during World War I

Background imageYpres Collection: Battle of Passchendale

Battle of Passchendale
60 pounder guns in action near Langemarck, Belgium in the first Battle of Passchendale during World War I on 12th October 1917

Background imageYpres Collection: Opening of Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium

Opening of Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium
The Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium, unveiled and dedicated by Field-Marshal Lord Plumer, 24 July 1927 Date: 1927

Background imageYpres Collection: WW1 - White Chateau, Hollebeke in ruins

WW1 - White Chateau, Hollebeke in ruins
circa 1910s

Background imageYpres Collection: Menin Gate memorial, Ypres 1927

Menin Gate memorial, Ypres 1927
The Menin Gate memorial at Ypres, dedicated to the British and Commonwealth soldiers killed in the Ypres Salient of World War One and whose graves are unknown

Background imageYpres Collection: Cloth Hall on fire, Ypres, Belgium, WW1

Cloth Hall on fire, Ypres, Belgium, WW1
The Cloth Hall on fire, Ypres, Belgium, First World War. Date: 1914

Background imageYpres Collection: The Canadians at Ypres, 1915

The Canadians at Ypres, 1915, depicting the Princess Patricias Canadian Light Infantry at Bellewaerde Ridge on 8th May 1915

Background imageYpres Collection: Repulsing the famous Prussian guard at Ypres

Repulsing the famous Prussian guard at Ypres. With the British Army on the Western Front - published in 1916 for Tatler and Sphere, though the illustration was first done in 1914

Background imageYpres Collection: The newly opened Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium

The newly opened Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium
The newly opened Menin Gate (eastern entrance), Ypres, Belgium, a WW1 war memorial. Date: 1927

Background imageYpres Collection: Construction of Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium

Construction of Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium
Construction of the Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium, a WW1 war memorial. circa 1926

Background imageYpres Collection: The Last Post by C. E. Turner

The Last Post by C. E. Turner
Buglers sounding the Last Post at 9pm before the British monument to fallen soldiers at Ypres, the Menin Gate. Date: 1930

Background imageYpres Collection: Statue of Field Marshal Haig - Edinburgh Castle

Statue of Field Marshal Haig - Edinburgh Castle
A statue of Field Marshal Haig on horseback at the Esplanade, Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, Scotland. Field Marshal Douglas Haig

Background imageYpres Collection: Sherwood Foresters Memorial, Passchendaele Museum

Sherwood Foresters Memorial, Passchendaele Museum
The memorial is on the outside wall of the Museum and was presented to the Commune of Zonnebeke (in which the Museum lies)

Background imageYpres Collection: Opening ceremony, Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium

Opening ceremony, Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium
Opening ceremony of the Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium, by Field Marshal Lord Plumer, 24 July 1927. 1927

Background imageYpres Collection: Sappers & Miners / Hill 60

Sappers & Miners / Hill 60
Sappers and miners of the Royal Engineers drive a tunnel under Hill 60 at Ypres, obliterated by a mine fired by the British in April 1915

Background imageYpres Collection: An ammunition column passing through Ypres, 1917

An ammunition column passing through Ypres, 1917. Captain Gilbert Holiday, Royal Field Artillery (1879-1937). Holidays Early Life Was Spent In St

Background imageYpres Collection: Ruins of Ypres

Ruins of Ypres
Ruins of the Cathedral in Ypres, Belgium on the Western Front during World War I

Background imageYpres Collection: Khaki Chums Christmas Truce Cross, St Yvon, Belgium

Khaki Chums Christmas Truce Cross, St Yvon, Belgium
At Christmas 1914, over the 24th/25th December, a truce was held here between the 1st Battalion the Warwickshire Regiment and the 7th Bavarians in which Bruce Bairnsfaher took part

Background imageYpres Collection: Christmas 1914 Football Match Statues, Messines - Mesen

Christmas 1914 Football Match Statues, Messines - Mesen
This life sized statue of a German and a British soldier shaking hands over a football, was sculpted by Andy Edwards and was unveiled on 22 December 2015

Background imageYpres Collection: Unveiling the Christmas Truce Memorial, Frelinghien

Unveiling the Christmas Truce Memorial, Frelinghien
The most fully documented Christmas Truce story of 1914 took place between the 2nd Royal Welch Fusiliers and the Saxon 133rd Infantry Regiment plus the Prussian 6th Jager Battalion at Frelinghien

Background imageYpres Collection: Field Gun outside the TJaegershof Restaurant

Field Gun outside the TJaegershof Restaurant
The restaurant has a small but interesting museum which is concerned with the activities nearby, including the St Sixtus Abbey

Background imageYpres Collection: Charing Cross Dressing Station bunkers, Ploegsteert

Charing Cross Dressing Station bunkers, Ploegsteert
These are close by the Plugstreet Experience 14-18 (Interpretation Centre) and served the Dressing Station which, like many of the sites around here, used a series of Central London names

Background imageYpres Collection: Headsone of German Jewish soldier Max Seller, Belgium

Headsone of German Jewish soldier Max Seller, Belgium
The burial is in the CWGC Cemetery, Hyde Park Corner. In this same cemetery is the grave of Private Albert Edward French, a 16 years old who was the subject of a BBC Radio 4 documentary in 1983

Background imageYpres Collection: Ypres Battlefield Markers and signs

Ypres Battlefield Markers and signs
Over the 40 years that we have been writing about these battlefields, there has been many attempts to signpost the places of interest

Background imageYpres Collection: Victims of the First Gas Attack Memorial, Steenstraat

Victims of the First Gas Attack Memorial, Steenstraat
This 15 metres high Cross of Reconciliation, commemorates the victims of the first gas attack of the war made by the Germans on 22 April 1915

Background imageYpres Collection: WW1 - Ypres - Hell Fire Corner, British Demarcation Stone

WW1 - Ypres - Hell Fire Corner, British Demarcation Stone
WW1 - Ypres - Hell Fire Corner on the Menin Road, British Demarcation Stone - the inscription reads (in English): " Here the invader was brought to a standstill"

Background imageYpres Collection: Dead German soldiers Ypres 31st July 1917

Dead German soldiers Ypres 31st July 1917

Background imageYpres Collection: Canadian machine gunners at Passchendaele on 11th

Canadian machine gunners at Passchendaele on 11th November 1917

Background imageYpres Collection: Ypres ruins during the First World War

Ypres ruins during the First World War

Background imageYpres Collection: Ypres Cathedral during the First World War

Ypres Cathedral during the First World War

Background imageYpres Collection: The Cloth Hall Ypres during the First World War

The Cloth Hall Ypres during the First World War

Background imageYpres Collection: Irish Farm Cemetery Ypres during the First World War

Irish Farm Cemetery Ypres during the First World War

Background imageYpres Collection: Hope munitions dump at Ypres during the First World War

Hope munitions dump at Ypres during the First World War

Background imageYpres Collection: British and German troops together after battle

British and German troops together after battle, Menin Road, Ypres during the First World War

Background imageYpres Collection: Soldiers resting at Ypres during the First World War

Soldiers resting at Ypres during the First World War

Background imageYpres Collection: Sappers tunnelling at Hill 60, Ypres, - WW1

Sappers tunnelling at Hill 60, Ypres, - WW1
Sappers tunnelling at Hill 60, Ypres, during the First World War

Background imageYpres Collection: Cathedral of St Martin Ypres in 1920

Cathedral of St Martin Ypres in 1920

Background imageYpres Collection: Cathedral of St. Martin, Ypres, Belgium in 1920

Cathedral of St. Martin, Ypres, Belgium in 1920



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