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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The lieutenant was later awarded a posthumous Victoria Cross for his bravery at the Battle of Passchendale on October 30, 1917.
The events proposed over the coming years include marking the battle of Gallipoliin in April 2015, the first day of the Battle of the Somme on 1 July 2016, the naval battle of Jutland in May/June 2017, the battle of Passchendale in June/November 2017, the report said.
One exhibit is the Victoria Cross won at the Battle of Passchendale in 1917 by Edward Cooper when a sergeant in the 12th Battalion, The King''s Royal Rifle Corps.
Harry Patch went over the top at the Battle of Passchendale and later suffered shrapnel injuries.