Memorial Register Egypt 3-6, WW1, The Military, British Protestant, Jewish and War Memorial Cemeteries at Chatby, Alexandria

CHATBY MILITARY CEMETERY the Western part of the original Military Cemetery contained originally 150 War Graves but 52 have been removed to the War Memorial Cemetery. The War Graves now contained in Plots N Q Sand maybe classified as follows :—Soldiers from the United Kingdom sailors of the Royal Naval Division and British Officers of the Indian Army and the British West Indies Regiment --53 Australian Imperial Force -----17 South African Forces ______ 13 Royal Navy- 5 Queen Alexandras Imperial Military Nursing Service- 4 Voluntary Aid Detachments _____ 3 Ceylon Planters Rifle Corps _____ 1 Territorial Force Nursing Service ----1 Mercantile Marine ______ 1 CHATBY BRITISH PROTESTANT CEMETERY contains the paves of three officers of the Transport“ Aragon” torpedoed close to Alexandria on the 30th December 1917. A stone memorial was erected over the graves by the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company. Five German soldiers are also buried in this Cemetery and one in Chatby Roman Catholic Cemetery. CHATBY JEWISH CEMETERIES contain the graves of eleven soldiers and one airman from the United Kingdom three soldiers from Australia and five men of the Zion Mule Corps. Of these nineteen are in one plot in which a marble column was erected by the Zion Mule Corps. CHATBY WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY is the Eastern and rather larger part of the original Military Cemetery. It covers an area of 9356 square yards. It is bounded on the West by the Military Cemetery and the two burial grounds are enclosed by a stonewall the entrance is an arched gateway on the West side of the Military Cemetery. It is planted with cypress and wattle trees and hedges of duranta. The graves maybe classified as follows :—Soldiers from the United Kingdom (including British personnel of the Indian Army) _ _ --Australian Imperial Force _____ New Zealand Expeditionary Force ----Royal Navy (including men of the Royal Naval Division) 130144615492
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