Passchendaele

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Passchendaele

(ˈpæʃənˌdeɪl)
n
(Placename) a village in NW Belgium, in West Flanders province: the scene of heavy fighting during the third battle of Ypres in World War I during which 245 000 British troops were lost
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The striking pump clip for the beer features an evocative image taken by Ernest Brooks of soldiers of the East Yorks Regiment in 1917 marching up to the front during the Battle of Broodseinde, near Ypres.
Based on the Battle of Broodseinde Ridge on October 4, 1917, the platoon set off from Zonnebeke and encountered the same terrain and ate the same food that the servicemen would have done.
Lewis McGee was awarded the Victoria Cross for most conspicuous bravery on 4 October 1917 during the Battle of Broodseinde Ridge in Belgium.