Menin Gate

Local nameMenenpoort
LocationYpres, Belgium

The Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing is a war memorial in Ypres, Belgium, dedicated to the British and Commonwealth soldiers who were killed in the Ypres Salient of World War I and whose graves are unknown. The memorial is located at the eastern exit of the town and marks the starting point for one of the main roads out of the town that led Allied soldiers to the front line. Designed by Sir Reginald Blomfield and built by the Imperial War Graves Commission, the Menin Gate Memorial was unveiled on 24 July 1927.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Menin_Gate

More information http://www.greatwar.co.uk/ypres-salient/memorial-menin-gate.htm

Address 2 Kauwekijnstraat, Ieper 8900, Belgium

Coordinates 50°51'7.315" N 2°53'27.9" E

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