|Battle of Messines|
|Part of the Race to the Sea on the Western Front (World War I)|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Edmund Allenby||Crown Prince Rupprecht|
The battle of Messines was a battle fought in October 1914 between the German Empire and the British Empire, as part of the Race to the Sea. It took place between the river Douve and the Comines-Ypres canal.
- Battle of Messines, 12 October-2 November 1914 at historyofwar.org
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