TH ELAND IN BELGIUM OCCUPIED AS BRITISH WAR CEMETERIES OR GRAVES HAS BEEN GENEROUSLY CONCEDED IN PERPETUITY BY THE BELGIAN PEOPLE UNDER AN AGREEMENT MADE AT LE HAVRE ON AUGUST c t i i 1917. 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 o f 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. M em .”following the entry by a capital letter showing the group and by a number showing the position in the group. Thus “Sp. Mem. B.2 ”indicates Special Memorial Group B Number 2. Other Special Memorials to officers and men whose graves have been lost are indicated by the name of the place of burial followed by a number: thus—“ L a Chapelle Farm Mem. 5 ”indicates the fifth name on the L a Chapelle Farm Memorial Stones. This Cemetery contains graves in which more than one soldier is buried and on which more than one headstone is erected. As each o f these graves has a single grave number it follows that the numbering o f a grave given in the register will in some cases not correspond with the number o f the headstone as determined by counting from the beginning o f 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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