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57295: Pilkem Ridge: Crossroads looking towards Langemark

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A plaque to the memory of the poet Hedd Wyn is located further along this road from Boezinge to Langemark, just after Pilkem at a cross roads on a building opposite De Sportman bar. Ellis Humphrey Evans (bardic name Hedd Wyn) served as a Private in the 15th Battalion of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers. The memorial plaque records that he was mortally wounded near-by on the 31st of July 1917.

History

Identifier

5606.jpg | CXTPROPHOTOS - 115.jpg

Subject

Landscape | Western Front | Ypres

Creator

Edwards, Alun

Date

8th July 2008

Date Created

08/07/2008

Spatial

Ypres, Belgium

Source

Photograph

Medium

Digital image

Type

Photograph

Contributor

Kate Lindsay

Rights

The First World War Poetry Digital Archive, University of Oxford

Repository Name

The First World War Poetry Digital Archive

Repository Address

13 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN, UK

Publisher

The First World War Poetry Digital Archive