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The PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL commemorates more than 11,000 servicemen of the United Kingdom and South African forces who died in this sector during the First World War and have no known grave. The Ploegsteert Memorial stands in Berks Cemetery Extension...more
Rue de Messines | Ploegsteert, Comines-Warneton 7782, Belgium
+32 56 58 84 41
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Plug-street (Ploegsteert) memorial eralier in the year with a group of friends. One of my friends had a relative listed on one of the panels so the visit had special significance. Worth also visiting the adjoining cemeteries to pay respect.

Thank TrickyTrevLondon
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Happen to be staying in Armentieres and this was one of the first cemeteries we stopped at. Being able to be part of the service was moving and something we would not have missed. Cafe across the road for refreshments.

Thank aliol
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Great experience with our fellow Milton Keynes and Wolvertonian residents. Twin town weekend meeting the Plugstreet reporobates and dignitaries alike. Good memorial experience.

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 16 July 2018

My second visit to this marvellous cemetery and memorial - especially to see the last resting place of a 16 year old lad from Milton Keynes, Albert French, who lied about his age to lay down his life for his country. Try telling that to...More

Thank bryanedwin
Reviewed 23 May 2018

This was the first major memorial we visited on a three day Battlefields tour, so the huge scale of the names recorded here and our first sight of mass burials and the poignant tombstone inscriptions hit us hard emotionally. This is an impressive place, with...More

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

The new museum is well worth looking in at. It has a film to explain what happened there and numerous other touch screen and other displays to work through. You leave with a good understanding of the struggles of both the soldiers and the local...More

Thank Stlo01
Reviewed 23 September 2017

A most splendid memorial to see. Well looked after, clean and tidy. I still don't know why, at the entrance, one lion is showing its teeth and the other does not? We were lucky enough to see the once a month parade and memorial service....More

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Came at 7pm on the first Friday of the month to see the Last Post ceremony. It was very well attended, mostly by local people, complete with a short parade of the colours of French and Belgian Old Combattant Associations, and the British Legion branches...More

Thank Stephen A
Reviewed 26 June 2017

My great uncle is named here so when I had the chance to travel here from London wending my way back to NZ I took it. Day trip from Lille on train to Armentierres and then walked to memorial and back..about 8km each way I...More

Thank mtbotrev
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The memorial is magnificent in itself with it's guarding lions, columns and hundreds of names being commemorated. Beautifully maintained by the CWGC, as are all of the military cemeteries in the region, it also hosts a local 'Last Post' ceremony on the first Friday of...More

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