TH ELAN DIN BELGIUM OCCUPIED AS BRITISH WAR CEMETERIES OR GRAVES HAS BEEN G E NERO U SLY CONCEDED IN PERPETUITY B THEY BELG IAN PEOPLE U N D E RAN AGREEMENT MADE A LET H AVRE O N AUGUST 9TH 1917. The particulars given in the Registers of the Graves have been compiled from information furnished by the Record Offices and the next-of-kin. In all cases the relatives have been asked to furnish the personal information they wish to appear in the Register and where possible this has been given in their actual words. The number of the Plot is indicated by a Roman numeral following the entry the Row by a capital letter and the Grave by a number. Thus II. B. 28. indicates Plot II. B.Row Grave 28. In the Registers of Cemeteries that arc not divided into Plots the Row is indicated by a capital letter following the entry and the grave by a number. Thus D. 12. indicates Row GraveD 12. Dadizeele Communal New British and Ledeghem Cemeteries contains graves in which more than one soldier is buried and on which more than one headstone is erected. As each of these graves has a single grave number it follows that the numbering of a grave given in the register will in some cases not correspond with the number of the headstone as determined by counting from the beginning of the Row. Visitors should therefore examine the whole row if they do not at once find the grave in which they are interested. Special Memorials to officers and men known or believed to be buried in the cemetery are indicated by the letters “Sp. M em .”following the entry by a number shewing the position in the group. Thus “Sp. Mem. ” 2 indicates Special Memorial number 2. Other Special Memorials to officers and men whose graves have been lost arc indicated by the name of the place of burial followed by a number :thus—“ Deerlyck German Cem. Mem. ” 4 indicates the fourth name on the Deerlyck German Cem. Memorial Stones.
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