On Sunday 9th October 2005, this plate was dedicated to George in the St Georges Memorial Church in Ypres, it was a fitting tribute to George who loved to talk about Ypres, as was honoured to return there in 1963 to meet his old comrades.
St Georges can be found a short walk from the Grote Market in Ypres, just walk down behind the cloth hall to the bottom of the square.
Pay it a visist, as inside there are dedications to many of the regiments and soldiers who fought in the great war. The upkeep is by donations, so please support them.
Anzacs, Canadian & Australians. War tours can be arranged for you.
The tour of the battle grounds will be with a professional guide & will include Vimmy, the Somme, Verdun,
Ypres salient -also known as Leper and wipers - Thiepval, Albert, mailly maillet, serre,
Newfoundland, Sheffield, memorial park, ocean ville, ocean villa, Beaumont hammel, hawthorn ridge,
ulster tower, pozieres, lochnagar, locknagar, devil, delville wood, les bouefs, ancre. Visit Tommy or
tommies café, y ravine, the danger tree.
Flanders field museum, visit the trenches or the great war.
See hell fire corner, hill 60 and hill 62. Tyne cott and hooge crater with its museum all in an area called passchendale.
See the last post at the menin gate, go to plug street, toc house in poperinge then on to the firing post,
at which some of those shot at dawn were executed. Learn about what happened on July 1st 1916.
battles of 1914 – 1918. the front line will never seem the same. See a cemetery where Victoria cross holder is
commemorated. Stay on the somme in bed and breakfast with English speaking hosts.
accommodation in the French village of mailly-maillet chamber d’hotes hotel.
All travel details can be found on the web site. Motorcycle tours are available for all those with a motor bike,
in a club a group or individual. Tours can be for groups or clubs or individuals, if you have an interest in history
and the wars battle field experience is for you. details of accommodation, tourist information and how to get around with easy to use maps.