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In Flanders Fields Museum

Listed under Military Museums in Belgium.

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The building that houses this museum, Ypres's Cloth House, was almost flattened under bombardment and has been reconstructed since.  The layout of the museum offers both personal stories of the conflict, via recordings or video and written text, the history of the Great War, an examination of different aspects of warfare, the art and literature of the soldier artists, as well as an interesting section covering the city's destruction and rebuilding, centred around the story of the Cloth House building. 

 

In Flanders Fields Museum Website.

Written by  Toby Bright.

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Bringing material about my uncle who was killed in 1916

To: Hannelore Decoodt or To Whom it May Concern

Further to your letter, 22 May, 2002, I have complied as much information as I can about my uncle, Private Frank Lewis Carrington (1st Bn., Essex Regiment), died 12 September 1916. Buried Vlameringhe Military Cemetery. I will be in Leper with my friend David, also ex-British Army, on April 19th until 22, during that time I will bring to the museum this information for the museum. Looking forward once again visiting my uncle's grave, last saw in 1964. Also visiting your museum.

Yours, Ken Stuckey

now living in Stockholm.

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