THE LAND 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-PLACE 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 number of the Plot is indicated by a Roman numeral following the entry the. Row by a capital letter and the Grave by number. a Thus II. B. 28. indicates Plot II BRow Grave 28. In the. Registers o f 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 The particulars given in the Register o f the War Dead 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. 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 number showing the position in the f roup. Thus “Sp. Mem. 2.” indicates pecial Memorial Number 2.
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