THE LAND OCCUPIED AS BRITISH WAR CEMETERIES IN FRANCE IS BY A LAW OF 29TH DECEMBER 1915 THE FREE GIFT OF THE FRENCH PEOPLE FOR THE PERPETUAL RESTING-PLACE OF THOSE WHO ARE LAID THERE. The particulars given in the Register 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 BRow Grave 28. Special Memorials to officers and men known or believed to be buried in the cemetery are indicated by the letters “Sp. Mem.” following the entry, and by a number shewing the position in the group. Thus “Sp. Mem. 2.” indicates Special Memorial Number 2. This .Cemetery 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.
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