second battle of Ypres

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Noun1.second battle of Ypres - battle in World War I (1915)second battle of Ypres - battle in World War I (1915); Germans wanted to try chlorine (a toxic yellow gas) as a weapon and succeeded in taking considerable territory from the Allied salient
First World War, Great War, War to End War, World War 1, World War I - a war between the allies (Russia, France, British Empire, Italy, United States, Japan, Rumania, Serbia, Belgium, Greece, Portugal, Montenegro) and the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, Bulgaria) from 1914 to 1918
Belgique, Belgium, Kingdom of Belgium - a monarchy in northwestern Europe; headquarters for the European Union and for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
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Berwick in Northumberland is hosting events today and tomorrow to commemorate the role of local soldiers in the Gallipoli landings and the Battle of St Julien on April 25, 1915.
The man pictured was called Sergeant William John Haskoll, of the First Monmouthshire Regiment, who was wounded at the battle of St Julien in April 1915 on the Western Front.
In fact, the man pictured was called Sergeant William John Haskoll, of the First Monmouthshire Regiment, who was wounded at the battle of St Julien in April 1915 on the Western Front.