Tyne Cot Memorial and Cemetery

Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Tyne Cot Cemetery lies near Passendale, approximately 9km north-east of Ieper and Tyne Cot Memorial forms the rear of the Cemetery.
The Memorial consists of stone panels on which are carved the names of nearly 35,000 men who died in the Ypres Salient between August 1917 and the Armistice and who have no known grave.
The cemetery contains nearly 12,000 graves of men who died in the battlefields nearby and from smaller cemeteries and is the largest cemetery in the world. The area was originally the site of German pillboxes and the Cross of Sacrifice stands on top of one of them.