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

Royal Marines (including men of the Royal Naval Division)-------- yi: British West Indies Regiment -----27 Royal Air Force -------15 South African Expeditionary Force ----15 Royal Newfoundland Regiment -----4 Indian Army --------4 Mercantile Marine -------2 Canadian Army Medical Corps -----1 New Zealand Army Nursing Service ----1 Corps of Guides and Interpreters--- _ 1 Russian soldiers (buried in 1920)----12 Unknown men _______ 2 5 The unidentified graves (including those of the unknown men) number 36. Of these graves 52 were brought from the Military Cemetery and 103 from these other places of burial: AGAGIA MILITARY GRAVES in which were buried 32 officers and men of Yeomanry Regiments (all but two of whom belonged to the Queens Own Dorset Yeomanry) who fell in the defeat of the Senussi at Agagia on the 26th February 1916. The graves were near three wells at Abu Hurora about twelve miles South-East of Sidi el Barrani. BALTIM COPTIC CEMETERY where five soldiers from the United Kingdom were buried (four of whom were drowned in the Transport“ Aragon ”). Baltim is on the coast 70 miles East of Alexandria. DAMANHUR CHRISTIAN CEMETERY (40 miles South-East of Alexandria) where three soldiers and one Marine from the United Kingdom and three soldiers from Australia were buried in 1915 and 1916. EL DABA on the coast about 90 miles West of Alexandria where one soldier from the United Kingdom was buried in July 1916. HAZALIN (properly Halazin) MILITARY GRAVES 25 miles South-West of Mersa Matruh where the Senussi were defeated on the 23rd February, 1916. Here were buried one soldier from the United Kingdom and 18 men of the 15th Sikhs. MAADIA MILITARY CEMETERY 17 miles East of Alexandria where 16 soldiers from the United Kingdom drowned in the Transport“ Aragon ”,were buried in January 1918.
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