Passchendaele 100 – Tyne Cot

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales joined military leaders, senior politicians and members of the Royal Family of Belgium at Tyne Cot Cemetery yesterday to mark the centenary anniversary of the beginning of the Third Battle of Ypres – widely known as Passchendaele

The service, watched by descendants and members of the public, reflected the story and experiences of those who fought in the Third Battle of Ypres.

Tyne Cot Cemetery is situated on the former battlefields of the Ypres Salient, within sight of the town of Ypres and holds 12,000 graves with 35,000 names on the memorial wall.

 

Photographers: Sgt Ross Tilly and PO Phot Owen Cooban

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