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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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On 7 October this year, 10 student winners of The Battle of Passchendaele competition, made possible by the Ministry of Education, Fields of Remembrance Trust and the Passchendaele Society, travelled to Belgium to attend several commemoration events and experience first-hand the site of the battles they had been researching.
A stretcher-bearing party carrying a wounded soldier through the mud near Boesinghe, during the battle of Passchendaele Picture: JOHN WARWICK BROOKE/GETTY IMAGES
The Battle of Passchendaele claimed thousands more lives and saw an estimated 325,000 Allied and between 260,000 and 400,000 German casualties either dead or wounded after 103 days of heavy fighting - fighting which moved the front line by just eight kilometres.
A TEENAGER was among the men from Teesside who lost their lives on the first day of the Battle of Passchendaele.
AS MANY as 43 men from Birmingham - some as young as 19 - lost their lives on the first day of the Battle of Passchendaele.
On Sunday, Middleton and Prince William took their royal duties to Belgium when they attended a ceremony marking the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele.
AVILLAGE war memorial has been listed to mark the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele.
JULY IS REPLETE with important First World War anniversaries: this year marks the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Beaumont-Hamel, the 99th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele and the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme.
He enlisted in 1916 with the Canadian army and was killed in October 1917 in the Battle of Passchendaele.
Sodden: soldiers in the trenches during the Battle of Passchendaele on November 1, 1917
Although her father dies in the battle of Passchendaele, his belongings are shipped back to his family, along with the toy bear, which today sits in the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa.