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Around Ieper - Cemeteries and Memorials

Around Ieper - Cemeteries and

YPRES TOWN CEMETERY & EXTENSION N8 N332 CWGC CEMETERIES: HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY BUTTES NEW BRITISH CEMETERY POLYGON WOOD CEMETERY N37 Australian War Memorial DASEY1498 Lance Corporal Frederick Mawson A carpenter from Victoria in Australia, Frederick served with the Australian Engineers. He was killed during the Third Battle of Ypres in 1917 while putting out barbed wire. His friend laid him to rest in Ramparts Cemetery. He died on 9 November 1917. Buried at Ramparts (Lille Gate) Cemetery (Row J. Grave 24.) We honour and care for the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the First and Second World Wars, ensuring they will never be forgotten. Funded by six Member Governments, our work began with building, and now maintaining, cemeteries at 23,000 locations all over the world. Today, over a century after we first began, our work continues through our staff, supporters and volunteers who preserve our unique cultural, horticultural and architectural heritage and ensure that the stories of those who died are told. Find out more about our charitable foundation at www.cwgc.org/support-us AROUND IEPER CEMETERIES & MEMORIALS N308 YPRES RESERVOIR CEMETERY N37b N375 ST MARTIN'S CATHEDRAL IN FLANDERS FIELDS MUSEUM leper N37b ST GEORGE'S MEMORIAL CHURCH Groenpark Wateringsstraat N313 CWGC INFORMATION CENTRE Menenstraat N336 YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL D’Hondtstraat RAMPARTS CEMETERY LILLE GATE Kasteelgracht Lieutenant Prince Maurice of Battenberg Prince Maurice of Battenberg was the youngest grandson of Queen Victoria. He was killed during the First Battle of Ypres in 1914 serving with the King’s Royal Rifle Corps. In 1917 the family name was changed to Mountbatten. He died on 27 October 1914. Buried at Ypres Town Cemetery (Plot 1. Row B.) © IWM (HU 113491) The CWGC Experience is a unique visitor attraction. Take a look behind the scenes at the work of the CWGC. Located in Beaurains, near Arras, France. Ieper Information Centre Visit our Information Centre, located near the Menin Gate in Ieper, Belgium. To find out more visit www.cwgc.org DISCOVER LEARN REMEMBER PERSONAL STORIES Lieutenant Colonel George King Ref 12-012982-G.A T Library George King was a New Zealand officer killed during the Third Battle of Ypres in 1917. When he was laid to rest his Maori soldiers performed the waiata tangi in honour of their beloved officer. He died on 12 October 1917. Buried at Ypres Reservoir Cemetery (Plot 1. Row H. Grave 28.)

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