This little cemetery is quiet and peaceful. It is well maintained and a fitting resting place for the soldiers who lie there. For a little bit of solitude and quiet, it's worth walking through on a walk around the ramparts.
Stayed really close to this cemetery and took time to walk up to see it. Also went to other side of the 'moat' and could really see what a great and peaceful place it is for this memorial. When there walk along the whole ramparts right round to the Menin gate it is a great and beautiful walk
It is hard to envisage the conditions and the reason why the Cemetery is here because of the peaceful surrounds ... spend time getting to know the soldiers and refect upon their sacrifice ... afterwards take a reflective, peaceful walk back to Menin Gate ... congratulations Commonwealth War Çommission for the upkeep.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission do a marvellous job in upkeeping these cemeteries. This small but perfectly-formed one is on the South-East ramparts of Ypres and is along a pathway that is flanked by trees. There are a variety of Commonwealth nationalities in the cemetery which gives you a flavour of the scale of the effort involved in WW1.
These cemeteries are so well maintained as they should be. This one clings to the banks toward a river. There are Australian and Maori graves as well as unknown soldier graves. We were very interested as my friends Grandfather served in this war and survived. There were members of the Liverpool regiment buried here and he likely served with them.... 更多