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Photo © John East

War memorials

Belgium: St Charles-Potyze Necropole National, Ieper

Architect: Jean Fréour
Owners: Le Ministère des Pensions
Location: Ieper, West-Vlaanderen

St Charles-Potyze Necropole National, Potijze outside Ypres: a French National Cemetery containing 3,784 graves as well as a mass grave containing the bones of six hundred unidentified French soldiers. The sculpture by Jean Fréour (1919-2010) of mourning women and a Crucifix was erected in 1968.

Gavin Stamp

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