World War I

Thiepval Memorial to the Missing in the Somme

Thiepval Memorial to the Missing – Somme

Thiepval Memorial to the Missing Honours the Memory of the 72,116 Soldiers who Fell in the Somme during WWI before March 20, 1918 and have no known grave

Spanbroekmolen Crater in Flanders - Pool of Peace

Spanbroekmolen Crater in Flanders – WWI

Spanbroekmolen Crater or Lone Tree Crater, left by the largest mine blown on June 7, 1917 during the Battle of Messines, and today known as Pool of Peace

Messines Ridge Island of Ireland Memorial

Messines Ridge – Ypres Salient in Flanders

The Island of Ireland Peace Memorial Park and New Zealand Memorial Park pay tribute to the Commonwealth troops who fell on Messines Ridge during WWI

Menin Gate Memorial at nught

Menin Gate Memorial – Ypres Salient – WWI

The Menin Gate Memorial pays tribute to 54,389 Missing of the Commonwealth Forces who died in Ypres Salient before 16 August 1917 and have no known grave

La Targette Czechoslovakian Memorial

La Targette Czechoslovakian Memorial – WWI

La Targette Czechoslovakian Memorial was unveiled May 31, 1925 in the cemetery to honour the memory of the Slovaks and Czech soldiers of the Nazdar Company

Newfoundland Memorial Park - Solitary Caribou Memorial

Newfoundland Memorial Park – Beaumont Hamel

Newfoundland Memorial Park – Beaumont-Hamel, honours the memory of the men of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment who took part to the deadly fight of 1Jul 1916

Hooge Crater

Hooge Crater – Cemetery – Ypres Salient – WWI

Hooge Crater was located in the Ypres Salient in Hooge village along the Menin Road and formed at 7pm on 19 July 1915 by the largest mine blown during WWI

Hill 60 preserved in its war state - shells craters

Hill 60 – Ypres Salient – Flanders – WWI

Hill 60 in the Ypres Salient, a major site of WWI underground war, captured after the largest mine explosion in history and preserved in its wartime state

Cabaret Rouge CWGC Cemetery

Cabaret Rouge CWGC Cemetery Souchez – WWI

Cabaret Rouge CWGC Cemetery in Souchez, one of the largest war cemeteries of the region, contains the graves of the men who fell in the Aubers Ridge Battle

Brooding Soldier Canadian Memorial WWI

Brooding Soldier Canadian Memorial – WWI

Brooding Soldier Canadian Memorial, honours the memory of the men who died in 1915 in the first gas attack during the Second Battle of Ypres in Flanders

Saint-Quentin National Necropolis

October 23 2018

Saint-Quentin National Necropolis – French Military Cemetery

Saint-Quentin National Necropolis, a WWI French military cemetery where the soldats who fell during the fights of August 1914 and October 1918 are buried
Connaught Cemetery entrance

October 23 2018

Connaught Cemetery – Commonwealth Cemetery – Thiepval

Connaught Cemetery, a Commonwealth Cemetery open in 1916 at the edge of Thiepval Wood where the British lines were positioned during the Battle of the Somme
Mill Road Cemetery - flat gravestones

October 23 2018

Mill Road Cemetery – Commonwealth Cemetery – Thiepval

Mill Road Cemetery, a Commonwealth Cemetery open in 1917 to bury the soldiers who fell at Beaumont-Hamel and Thiepval during the Battle of the Somme
Your story of the Great War

November 8 2016

Your Story of the Great War – 1914-1918

Your story of the Great War is a compilation of the stories some of our readers sent us, the stories of their relatives who died on the battlefields of WWI

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