Passchendaele

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Passchendaele

a village in NW Belgium, in West Flanders province: the scene of heavy fighting during the third battle of Ypres in World War I during which 245 000 British troops were lost
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He was wounded in the Battle of Pilckem Ridge but went on to play in the first Five Nations tournament after World War I in 1920.
The Welsh turned opinion of their fighting, questioned after the Somme, around in the Battle of Pilckem Ridge, historian Lynelle Howson said.