The Western Front Today - Aeroplane Cemetery

Aeroplane Cemetery, sited in the Ypres Salient and at one time forming part of No Man's Land, was so-named on account of the wreck of an aeroplane which crashed nearby and which lay for some time in front of the cemetery's cross of remembrance.

The cemetery contains Australian, (chiefly) British, Canadian, Newfoundland, New Zealand and South African graves, some 1,097 in total, although 638 graves are marked as unknown.  Three burials are of men shot for desertion in Ypres in July 1915.

Film Footage of Aeroplane Cemetery

"Monkey meat" was U.S. slang for the canned beef and carrot ration.

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