The Western Front Today - Mud Corner Cemetery

Mud Corner Cemetery, located in the Ypres Salient and inside Ploegsteert Wood, contains 85 burials: 53 New Zealand, 31 Australian plus 1 U.K.

The cemetery was established in the wake of the first day of the 7 June 1917 Battle of Messines and used until December that year.

Before Endeavours Fade, Rose E.B. Coombs, After the Battle 1994
Major & Mrs Holt's Battlefield Guide - Ypres Salient, Leo Cooper 2000

A "listening post" was an advanced post, usually in no-man's land, where soldiers tried to find out information about the enemy.

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