Blauwepoort Farm Cemetery, Belgium - Rededication.

Rededication service held on Tuesday 17 October 2017 at 1100 hours in Blauwepoort Farm Cemetery, Belgium.

 

for Rifleman William Dickinson Evans of The King’s (Liverpool Regiment)

 

Rifleman Evans was originally buried in this Cemetery but his grave subsequently lost or destroyed due to fighting. His new headstone commemoration will show ‘Buried Elsewhere in this Cemetery’.

 

His family was attending and regimental support was provided by the antecedent Regiment The Duke of Lancaster.

 

The services have been organised by the Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre and were attended by senior staff of the British Defence Section, Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC), Regimental representatives and local dignitaries.  The CWGC provided the headstones and maintain the graves in perpetuity.

 


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