Reservoir Cemetery, Ieper
Ypres reservoir cemetery, the largest British cemetery within the walls (5 minutes walk from St Martin's Cathedral). At this Cemetery, 2614 soldiers coming from all over the Commonwealth territoy were burried, 1035 of them bear no name. There is also 1 German grave.
There are about 75 Commonwealth war cemeteries on Ieper territory.
Two are very near the city centre:
- The Ramparts Cemetery which is at the Ramparts (see earlier tip)
- The Ypres Reservoir Cemetery is almost in the city centre.
Ypres Reservoir Cemetery is at only 5 minutes walk from St Martin's Cathedral.
The entry is via the Plumerlaan.
At this Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, there are the thumbs for 2611 fallen soldiers coming from the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, British West India, New Foundland, Guernsey and India.
There is also 1 German grave.
There are 1035 Unknown soldiers.
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