Noyon New British Cemetery, France - Rededication  Service

On Thursday 21st March 2019 a rededication ceremony for Captain John Forsythe Harvey took place at 3pm at the CWGC’s Noyon New British Cemetery, France.

 

Captain Harvey was killed near the village of Brouchy on 23 March 1918.

 

The CWGC will mark his grave with a new headstone bearing his name and a personal inscription chosen by his family.

 

The service was organised by the Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre, Ministry of Defence and attended by family members, British Defence Staff, Regimental representatives, CWGC staff and local dignitaries.

 

III. G. 8

Captain HARVEY, JOHN FORSYTHE

Died 23/03/1918  Aged 24

9th Bn. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers

Son of William and Elizabeth Harvey, of "Inverary", Downshire Rd., Cregagh, Belfast.

 

Recent research has shown that Captain J. F. Harvey is buried here. Currently the grave is marked with a headstone to an Unknown Captain of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, but a new headstone bearing his details is now on order and will be dedicated to him at a ceremony on the 21st March 2019.

 

INSCRIPTION: IN GOD'S PRESENCE BELOVED SON AND BROTHER LEST WE FORGET

 

Noyon Rededication - Order of Service
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