Birr Cross Roads Cemetery, Belgium - Rededication Service.

A rededication service was held on Tuesday 17 October 2017 at 1400 hours in Birr Cross Roads Cemetery, Belgium.


for Private John Anderson of the 4th Battalion Gordon Highlanders


Originally buried as an unknown soldier of the 4th Battalion Gordon Highlanders he was killed in action on 28 May 1915, but through research his grave has now been identified.


Regimental support was provided by the antecedent Regiment The Royal Regiment of Scotland.


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.


Birr Cross Roads
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