Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines

The New Zealand Memorial in Messines Ridge British Cemetery commemorates the names of 828 officers and men of the New Zealand Division. These Servicemen have no known grave. They were killed in fighting on the battlefield sector of Messines Ridge.

For further information about this memorial you can visit the website of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC):

Website: Messines Ridge (NZ) Memorial

Location of Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial

Nieuwkerkestraat-Mesenstraat, 8957 Mesen, Belgium

Latitude N 50° 45' 54 " ; Longitude E 2° 53' 27"

Latitude 50.765032; Longitude 2.890714

The New Zealand Memorial at Messines Ridge is located on the N314 Nieuwkerkestraat-Mesenstraat road to the west of Mesen (Messines).

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Some of the memorial description and history has been sourced by kind permission of The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC). For more information about the work of the commission visit the CWGC website: