About Ploegsteert Memorial
The Ploegsteert Memorial near the French-Belgium border commemorates over 11,000 British and South African servicemen who died in this region during World War One and have no known grave.
Located around 10 miles south of Ypres, the Ploegsteert Memorial is one of a number of such sites in the area which stand testament to those missing soldiers who disappeared in the bitterly fought battles which took place here..
As well as a place where visitors can come to remember, on the first Friday of every month at 7pm the Last Post is sounded here.
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