Lancashire Cottage Cemetery

Lancashire Cottage Cemetery - Ypres

On the N365 Ypres - Armentieres Road near Ploegsteert and Messines lies this cemetery. Started by the 1st East Lancs Regiment and the 1st Hampshire Regt in 1914 it was used as a cemetery on the Front until the Germans captured the area in April 1918. They also buried 13 comrades along the back wall. Total graves are 269, of which 231 are British, 2 are Canadian and 23 are Australian.