Royal Engineers Grave
R.E. Grave, Railway Wood is located on the Oude Kortrijkstraat 4 Kms east of Ieper town centre, on a road leading from the Meenseweg (N8), connecting Ieper to Menen. The R.E. Grave marks the spot where eight Royal Engineers of the 177th Tunnelling Company and four attached infantrymen were killed in action underground during the defence of Ypres between November 1915 and August 1917.
The grave takes the form of a small enclosure with a Cross of Sacrifice bearing a dedicatory inscription and the names of those buried there. It was designed by A.J.S. Hutton.*
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