A century on and those Ypres trenches of death remain

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Seen on the fo'c'sle  of HMS Implacable are Portsmouth Sea Rangers in 1937. Lord and Lady Baden-Powell are in the middle. 'Picture: Robert James Collection

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This photo shows some of the remaining trench system at Sanctuary Wood a few miles from Ypres, Belgium.

To enter the maze-like complex you have to pass through a museum displaying much remaining military equipment from the First World War and it is well worth a visit.

Do take some old shoes or boots though as no matter what the time of year there is, as there always was, mud.

n I cannot, for the life of me, work out where in Arundel Street, Landport, Portsmouth, this is (below).

The picture was taken by Eddie Wallace in the mid-1950s.

The road is being widened so I think it must have been taken from the Commercial Road end of the street. Courtney & Walker’s was a music shop and a drum kit can been seen on show in the window.

If anything in this view comes to mind please let me know.