Perth Cemetery (China Wall), Belgium - Rededication Service.

A rededication Service for Private Frederick William Birks, of 17th Battalion, The King’s (Liverpool Regiment), was held at Perth Cemetery (China Wall) on Tuesday 3rd July 2018.

 

Private Frederick William Birks was 36 years old when he was killed on 2 July 1917.  The CWGC will mark his grave with a new headstone bearing his name.

 

The service was organised by the MOD’s Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre (JCCC) and attended by British Defence Staff, regimental representatives and local dignitaries. Two Vickers machine guns were also placed by the Stone of Remembrance in the cemetery for the service. 

 

The CWGC provided the headstones and will care for the graves in perpetuity.

 

Perth Cem - Order of Service
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