Memorial Register, France 576-580, The War Graves of The British Empire, Cemeteries in Foncquevillers, Bucquoy, Hebuterne

TH ELAND 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 -P LAC E OF THOSE WHO ARE LAID THERE.BY A DECREE MADE ON 25TH SEPTEMBER 1920 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE FRENCH REPUBLIC PERPETUAL CONCESSIONS HAVE BEEN FREELY ASSURED FOR ALL BRITISH WAR GRAVES IN THE CHURCHYARDS AND COMMUNAL CEMETERIES OF FRANCE. 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. 8., indicates Plot II BRow Grave 8. In the Registers of Cemeteries that are 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. 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 by a capital letter shewing the group and by a number shewing the position in the group. Thus “Sp. Mem. B. 2.” indicates Special Memorial Group B, Number 2. Owl Trench Cemetery contains a grave in which more than one soldier is buried and on which more than one headstone is erected. As this grave has abut single number it follows that the numbering given in the Register will inmost 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 arc interested.
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