War Diaries Talk

Polderhoek Chateau

  • cyngast by cyngast moderator

    I've been going through the diary of the 1st Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry when they took part in an attack on Polderhoek Chateau in early Nov. 1917. I decided I wanted to find the chateau's actual location and while searching for a map I came across this account of the New Zealanders attack on the chateau about a month later: https://historygeek.co.nz/2013/11/13/ww1-polderhoek-chateau-this-is-where-i-was-wounded/ It's an interesting story, and not too long, so I thought I would share it.


  • marie.eklidvirginmedia.com by marie.eklidvirginmedia.com

    Thanks for sharing the article about Polderhoek Chateau. Very interesting reading. I believe that after the war the owners of the ch√Ęteau never returned and thus it was not rebuilt. Today the whole area is covered in an industrial zone.


  • ral104 by ral104 moderator, scientist

    Yes, thanks! The interactive map of the New Zealand assault was a great resource.