War Graves

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Ballarat's Private Edwin T. Kerby describes his experience of a war cemetery:

... I had to attend at the Chatby Military Cemetery yesterday, and and all to the military burials. Some of the wounded die every day, and yesterday 3 were buried. The whole thins is very simple. A big deep trench is dug in the cemetery, and the coffins are laid in it side by side, and if necessary, on above another. A short sermon by the chaplain, and a short report to the next of kin, and it is over as far as here is concerned. The relatives are different; but such is war. ... [1]
Unveiling the Memorial put up to one of the Australian Divisions at Pozieres, c1917. (Joseph Rupert Whitely was a member of the 8th Battalion.)

Bailleul Cemetery, France.

Bologne Eastern Cemetery, France

Brandhoek Military Cemetery, Belgium

Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres

Estaires Communal Cemetery and Extension

Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery

Hersin Communal Cemetery Extension

Le Rejet-de-Beaulieu Communal Cemetery

Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery

Lone Pine Memorial

Pont-du-Hem Military Cemetery, France.

Poperinghe New Cemetery, Belgium

Railway Dugouts Burial Ground, Belgium

Ramscappelle Road Military Cemetery, Nieuport, Belgium

Souvenir Cemetery, Longuenesse (near St Omer)

Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck near Armentieres

Tyne Cot

Will Dyson, The Mate, c1918.

Other Sites


External Links

Commonwealth War graves - http://www.cwgc.org/

  1. Ballarat Star, 5 August 1915.