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Repatriation of Bodies


Ian C
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Hi

Can anyone remind me of the date or when it was decided/ordered that the bodies of casualties were no longer to be repatriated but were to be buried in the area that they fell? Also, did this decision only apply to members of the British Forces or to all 'Empire' forces?

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IanC

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were there ever any Orders re repatriation of bodies? A lot of those that died, were kia in the eary days of the war are isted on CWGC

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Thanks for the link, Mike. post #7 seems to be appropriate.

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