The Menin Gate

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
The Menin Gate Memorial to the missing stands at the eastern exit of Ypres in Flanders, Belgium, The gate marks the starting point for one of the main roads out of the town that led Allied soldiers to the front line during the First World War. The memorial is inscribed with 54,900 of the 'missing' British and Commonwealth soldiers who were killed in the fierce battles around the Ypres Salient area who have no known...