About a mile from the market-place of Neuve Chapelle, and above Festubert and Givenchy, is the Rue du Bois, a street lying east and west, some 500 yards behind the British trenches... At the entrance to the Rue du Bois there stands a broken shrine, and within the shrine is a crucifix (Mrs Victor Rickard).


 Mrs. Victor Rickard statement would have been a closer to the mark if she had better judgement of the distance from Neuve Chapelle. However Michel Knockaert was in a position to contact descendants of the original builders and identify the location. The approximate distance from Neuve Chapelle is 3.6 miles (5.8 km.)

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