The Menin Gate commemorates 6.928 Canadians who died in Flanders during WWI. They have no known grave, either because their remains were not recovered or because they could not be positively identified.
The Passchendaele Museum gave them a tangible place in the landscape.
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Click here for the accompanying digi-expo.
Share unique stories, letters or images of Canadian war dead through the interactive map. With your contribution, you help building a platform for relatives, interested people, researchers and museums.
Explore five themed walking loops through the former Canadian battlefields. Along the way you will learn about the Canadian lads who lost their lives here along every street, on every corner.
St. Juliaan Route 1915 – 5,2 km
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For our Names in the Landscape project, we would also like the residents of Groot Zonnebeke and the surrounding area to have their say. This way, we try to keep the memory of the war alive among the local population. Between Ypres and Passchendaele, a soldier could literally have fallen in your backyard. By linking a name and story to a familiar environment, we can encourage people to approach their neighbourhood differently.
Visiting FC Passchendaele
Visiting Cross Roads Farm