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Soldiers re-interred in the UK

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Moonraker

In another thread, Helpjpl has posted this link

 

https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/05bdbc_a28844330fea418c9df6f544a78ceb5d.pdf

 

about a WWI soldier's remains being moved from one English cemetery to another, in this case in 1959 or a year or so later.

 

Are there many other instances of this happening within the United Kingdom?

 

I am aware that the bodies of German PoWs were moved from local cemeteries to Cannock Chase and that remains of a few men from overseas who died in the UK were repatriated after the war.

 

Moonraker

 

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BereniceUK

MB/2384 Motor Mechanic James Wane, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, was drowned at sea "whilst serving on H.M. Motor Launch 247," on 29th September 1918, interred at Barnoon Cemetery, St Ives, Cornwall, on 9th October 1918, and re-interred at St Mary's graveyard, Eccleston, Lancashire, on 15th March 1919.

 

The quote is from the inscription on his grave memorial.

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