Military memorials and cemeteries in Potijze

Menepoorte

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De Menepoorte is e poorte in de Belgische stad Yper.

Z'is in 1927 deur de Brittn ebouwd an de westkant van Yper, voe de massa's Britsche soldoatn t'eern die in de slagveldn round Yper evochtn en, moa woa dat er noois mir etwot van oord is. De poorte is ountworpn deur Sir Reginald Blomfield.

Kop t'n achtn speeln e groep klaroeners (leedn van de Last Post Association) ol sedert 1929 The Last Post omdat er niemand 'n oorloge zoe vergeetn.

De noame va 55.000 offeciern en soldoatn van 't Gemenebest die voorn juli 1917 esneuveld zyn en van wie dat er noois etwot is were evoen, zyn in de poorte egraveerd. Omdat er gin plekke nemee wos voe nog meer noamn, stoan der nog bykan 35000 noamn up 't grafmonument van Tyne Cot.

Categorie: Yper Categorie: Poorte in West-Vloandern

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