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Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

An emotional moment listening to The Last Post being played here, which is done every evening at 8pm and has been since the end of WWI, except during the years of WWII. (View of the Menin Gate Memorial from Meensestraat in Ypres.)

An emotional moment listening to The Last Post being played here, which is done every evening at 8pm and has been since the end of WWI, except during the years of WWII. (View of the Menin Gate Memorial from Meensestraat in Ypres.)

Two Buglers sound Last Post at the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres.

Two Buglers sound Last Post at the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres.

Ypres, Belgium  Menin Gate - memorial for WWI

Ypres, Belgium Menin Gate - memorial for WWI

Chosen for the men who passed through on their way to the battlefields. Commemorates Commonwealth casualties who died in the Salient prior to 16.8.1917. YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL bears the names of more than 54,000 officers & men whose graves are not known. Lance-Cpl. Frederick Fisher VC, Co. Sjt-Maj. Frederick W. Hall VC, Sec-Lieut. Denis G.W. Hewitt VC, Lieut. Hugh McD. McKenzie VC, Capt. Jean F. Vallentin VC, Pte. Edward Warner VC & Sec-Lieut. Sidney C. Woodroffe VC are commemorated…

Chosen for the men who passed through on their way to the battlefields. Commemorates Commonwealth casualties who died in the Salient prior to 16.8.1917. YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL bears the names of more than 54,000 officers & men whose graves are not known. Lance-Cpl. Frederick Fisher VC, Co. Sjt-Maj. Frederick W. Hall VC, Sec-Lieut. Denis G.W. Hewitt VC, Lieut. Hugh McD. McKenzie VC, Capt. Jean F. Vallentin VC, Pte. Edward Warner VC & Sec-Lieut. Sidney C. Woodroffe VC are commemorated…

54,896 soldier's names are inscribed on the Menin Gate, Ypres. Flanders: the Bradt Guide www.bradtguides.com

54,896 soldier's names are inscribed on the Menin Gate, Ypres. Flanders: the Bradt Guide www.bradtguides.com

Menin Gate, Ypres: to see so many names of those who lost their lives is a humbling experience, to have the honour of playing here is an experience I cherish and one I will never forget.

Menin Gate, Ypres: to see so many names of those who lost their lives is a humbling experience, to have the honour of playing here is an experience I cherish and one I will never forget.

Menin Gate Memorial

Menin Gate Memorial

Discover Menin Gate Memorial in Ypres, Belgium: A moving memorial to the fallen and missing from WWI trenches.

The Lost Post ceremony done every night at 8:00pm inside the Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium

The Lost Post ceremony done every night at 8:00pm inside the Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium

Menin Gate  honours fallen soldiers - Ieper, Belgium. Beautiful place by day n by night.

Menin Gate honours fallen soldiers - Ieper, Belgium. Beautiful place by day n by night.

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