The Western Front Today - Spanbroekmolen Cemetery

Spanbroekmolen British Cemetery, a small cemetery 58 burials, is sited nearby the famed Spanbroekmolen mine crater - the Pool of Peace.

Buried within the cemetery are 57 men of the 36th (Ulster) Division who were killed by the explosion of 19 mines which signalled the onset of the Battle of Messines.

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

The "Red Baron" was the allied nickname for German air ace Manfred von Richthofen, the leading ace of the war.

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