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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Serving as a captain and lieutenant in the Cardiff City Battalion of the Welch Regiment, he was injured at the Battle of Pilckem Ridge, which formed the opening salvoes of the Third Battle of Ypres.
He died at the battle of Pilckem Ridge and posthumously won the 1917 National Eisteddfod chair six weeks later.