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Poelcapelle British Cemetery made after the Armistice from graves brought in from surrounding battlefields & smaller cemeteries. Greatest majority date from last 5 months of 1917, particularly Oct, certain plots contain graves of 1914 & 1915. 7478 are buried or commemorated here. 6231 are unidentified, special memorials commemorate 8 known or believed to be buried among them. Other special memorials commemorate 24 buried by the Germans in other burial grounds whose graves cannot be located.

Perth Cemetery (China Wall) 2 791 servicemen buried or commemorated herein.1 369 are unidentified.

The Arras Memorial located in Faubourg d'Amiens Brit Cemetery, Arras. Commemorates 34,793 soldiers of UK, Sth Africa & NZ, with no known grave, who died in the Arras sector between spring 1916 - 7.8.1918. Major battle during this period was the Battle of Arras. Cut-off date of 7.8.1918 signifies the start of Advance to Victory. Canadian & Australian soldiers are listed at the Vimy & Villers-Bretonneux Memorials. The Arras Flying Services Memorial commemorates 991 airmen with no known grave.

Visiting Tyne Cot Cemetery, Passchendaele (Passendale), the largest British military cemetery in the world.

POTIJZE CHATEAU GROUNDS CEMETERY - found this picture online of the cemetery where my Uncle Charles is buried in Belgium. Thanks to Ancestery.com I was able to find his enlistment papers, the telegram to my grandparents informing them of his death and his actual plot location in this cemetery.

Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery. Commonwealth burials began in the communal cemetery in October 1914 and continued until July 1918.after the Armistice the earlier burials were moved to the main Commonwealth enclosure. it was used during Second World War for the burial of those killed in 1940 during Dunkirk. Hazebrouck contains 877 burials of First World War (17 unidentified ) and 86 Second World War burials( 20 unidentified )