Day one in Belgium (part 2)

And the second cross, carved into the wall by a prisoner in one of the two ‘Death cells’ in Poperinge Town Hall. 344 British soldiers were executed by firing squad during the First World War, at least four of whom were executed at Poperinge. It was sobering to think that this cross may have been carved by one of those men.

And the second cross, carved into the wall by a prisoner in one of the two 'Death cells' in Poperinge Town Hall. 344 British soldiers were executed by firing squad during the First World War, at least four of whom were executed at Poperinge. It was sobering to think that this cross may have been carved by one of those men.

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