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Military Burials by Nationality
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Christine Saffell 2020-2023
These links focus on World War I, although some apply to many other wars.
An explanation of the political-geographical history of World War I helps to explain some of the alliances that may seem odd today.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission includes burials outside CWGC cemeteries, as well as descriptions and directions to those cemeteries and the battles during which those men died, all over the world for World War I and World War II. Includes the British Empire, including:
British Virgin Islands
CanadaCanadian War Graves in Europe, WWII
Palestine, a Protectorate of the UK
United Kingdom, includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland
France French Military Cemeteries for WWI, listing burials in Europe and Morocco, a colony of France
Germany German War Graves Commission includes burials outside Volksbund cemeteries, all over the world and for all wars
Italy Italian Military Cemeteries in Belgium and France for WWI
Polish War Graves listings mostly in Western Europe for WWII
War Cemeteries in Western Galicia for WWI Polish men served in the armies of Prussia, Austria, and Russia. However, these cemeteries combined the fallen from all armies.
American Battle Monuments Commission, American Military Cemeteries overseas for World War I and World War II.
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery
Office of Army Cemeteries listings of their 35 cemeteries across the US, Arlington being the most famous
Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration now includes some state cemeteries and individual burials in private cemeteries as well as the National Cemeteries they oversee in the US.
© Christine Saffell 2020-2023