Lijssenthoek CWGC

From 1915 the hamlet of Lijssenthoek became the site of the biggest evacuation hospital in the Ypres Salient. The military cemetery is the resting place of 10,785 casualties and the second largest British and Commonwealth cemetery in Belgium, all but 41 of the burials were casualties who died while being treated here. The visitors centre offers a unique understanding into the story of this site.