Memorial Register Devonshire 4-280, WW1. Cemeteries and Churchards in Devon

DEVONSHIRE THE ADMINISTRATIVE County o f Devon shire (ex c lu ding the three Plymouth cemeteries o f which the Registers are already published )con ta ins 1386 War Graves scatter e dover 277 C e mete rie sand Church yards .They maybe classified a s follows :—Soldiers o f United Kingdom units-- 995 Royal Navy (inc lu din gone unidentified )--225 Roy a lAir For ce--- 38 Royal Marine giL h tIn fan try --3 i Overseas Military Forces o f Canad a ---30 reM chant Navy (inc lu ding two unidentified )-12 Ind ian Army (British officers) ---10 Australian Imp e rial Force T - 9 New Z e a land Exp e d itio nary For ce-- 9 Portuguese timber cutters-- 5 Queen Mary s Army Auxiliary Corps ---4 manGer Army------ 4 Royal Australian Navy ---3 South African Exp e d itio nary For ce-- 2 W omens Royal Naval reS vice--- 2 Belg ian Army----- --2 Royal Indian Marine ---1 South African .A.DV .---1 Australian Munition Worker --1 South African Native Lab our Corps ---1 nerF chM e r chant Navy ---1 O f the British soldiers 259 belonged to the Devon shire Regiment ten to the Royal North Devon Hussar sand ten to the Royal 1 st Devon Yeomanry .The Devon shire Regiment sent thirteen B a tta lions to service over seas. The two Yeomanry Regiments after se rv ic eon G a llip o ali n din Egypt became the 16 th B a tta lion o f the Devon shire Regiment. The Devon For tress Comp any ,Royal Engineers serve donG a llip o li and the Devon Royal Garrison Artillery serve don the Western F ron tan dinE g y pt. The C e mete rie sand Church yard sin this org u pare arranged under the Borough san dUrban and Rural Districts in which they ares itu a ted .The name o f the Civil Parish is add dine cases where it differs materially from that o f the burial ground .The Registers record par tic u lars o f 1374 War G var es.
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