This statue of a Black Watch soldier, unveiled in May 2014, at the southwest edge of the Polygon Wood, is situated at almost exactly the same place that made history as the "Black Watch Corner” on 10/11 November 1914 when a German advance was halted. It constitutes a permanent tribute to the steadfastness of the legendary Black Watch Regiment and honours nearly 9.000 officers and soldiers killed and more than 20.000 injured during WWI.


8980 Zonnebeke


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