Ruins of Polderhoek Chateau, 1917

The New Zealand Division launched an attack on the fortified ruins of Polderhoek Chateau in the Ypres Salient on 3 December 1917. The assault, carried out by the 1st Otago and 1st Canterbury battalions, quickly ground to a halt against determined German resistance. The New Zealanders suffered some 500 casualties, including over 100 dead.

Community contributions

No comments have been posted about Ruins of Polderhoek Chateau, 1917

What do you know?