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Ypres Salient

Categories: Armed Forces

Countries: Belgium

In military terms, a salient is is a battlefield that is surrounded on several sides by enemy territory. There were five battles of Ypres. The first was in December 1914. The second ran from April to May 1915. The third (which was also known as the Battle of Passchendaele) was from July to November 1917. The fourth was in April 1918, and the fifth (also known as the Advance of Flanders) was from September to October 1918.
Ypres was known to the British troops as 'Wipers'.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Ypres Salient

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Ypres WW1 milestone

The Ypres panel on the milestone is very close to a hedge making it difficult...

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1st Madras Fusiliers

1st Madras Fusiliers

Part of the force commanded by Havelock. Infantry.

Group, Armed Forces

1 memorial
F. Parker

F. Parker

Co-partner or employee of the South Suburban Gas Company. Served but did not die in WW1.

Person, Armed Forces

War served, WW1
1 memorial
F. Henry Warner

F. Henry Warner

Co-partner or employee of the South Suburban Gas Company. Served but did not die in WW1.

Person, Armed Forces

War served, WW1
1 memorial
S. H. F. Downe

S. H. F. Downe

Co-partner or employee of the South Suburban Gas Company. Served but did not die in WW1.

Person, Armed Forces

War served, WW1
1 memorial