Remembrance - Battle of Messines - Wytschaete,
Battle of Passchendaele 1917
From this page and the More Info page members you can access information
about the 90th anniversary of the battles of Messines, Wytschaete and
Passchendaele that took place during WW1 in Belgium. The History page provides
an overview of the involvement of the 2/Leinsters and the 7/Leinsters in the
battle of Messines.
The anniversary is being commemorated in a joint effort coordinated by the
three communities of Zonnebeke, Heuvalland and Messines that are situated on the
West Flemish ridge in Belgium.
The events that primarily involved the Irish Divisions are associated with
the Battle of Messines and Wytschaete and a
can be downloaded as a PDF file (27kb)
Other events connected with new museums in
and the Scots Regiments
take place also have summary pages.
The More info page takes you to the websites of
the various organising bodies.