Le Chateau des Ormes
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Continental Breakfast
- Conference facilities
- Non-smoking hotel
- Banquet room
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... museum to the viewing platform of the bell tower. He hasn't forgiven me yet. But he will! Besides, I'm the driver and he'll want a lift to Lille tomorrow ;). Another big event today, Rob bought a new suitcase so the cupboard is being left behind! The main event was, of course, the tribute to the local fire brigade who have been playing the Last a post each evening at Menin Gate since 1928. There was ...
... about 7:25 and it starts at 8pm. We were advised to be early so that we would see something. It was good advice, we did get there early enough to get a good position and quite a crowd turned up before it started. We were about 6 deep at these barricades. There were two bands playing tonight, one from Australia - the Perth Hills and Wheatbelt (who all look quite young and may be a combined school age band) and the British Royal Engineers. Each ...
... was unbelievable to see old German bunkers some still in good condition ( some in ruins) amidst beautiful farmland, lush and green with vegetables and other crops. More than 170 cemeteries, some small, others huge, dotted throughout the farmlands and villages, marking the final resting places of more than 220,000 soldiers, from the British Commonwealth, many of them still unidentified. These graves and cemeteries are ...
Hopped on the bike....first stop, by accident...Lille gate....its the south exit from Ieper....and it was a memorial ...full of graves...so parked and took a walk to read some of the headstones....just kids...all of em.....but the grounds were on a slope on the banks of the town moat....very peaceful. I am starting to notice a trend however....it seems at a lot of places I stop....there is another person or two doing the same as I ....and they are ...
... not identify his body so he had no known grave. This also meant my Great Gran never accepted his death as she was convinced he had given his coat to someone else who had been feeling cold, because this would have been typical of his nature.
His name is now on the Ploegstreet Memorial, along with more than 11,000 others. It was very special to take our children to see part of our family history and the true consequences of the horrors of WW1.