Buttes New British Cemetery, Belgium - Funeral Service 8th November 2018.
Burial service for one unknown British soldier at Buttes New British Cemetery.
A burial ceremony took place at the CWGC’s Buttes New British Cemetery, Belgium at 10.15h on Thursday 8 November 2018 for an unknown British soldier.
The soldier was found near Zonnebeke in August 2017. Although it is known that he was serving with the British army when he died, it has not been possible to establish any other details about his identity. His grave will be marked by the CWGC with a headstone commemorating him as an unknown British soldier.
The service has been organised by the Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre, Ministry of Defence and will be attended by British Defence Staff, CWGC staff and local dignitaries.