Unique IDCWGC/1/1/1/38/2
File NumberADD 3/1/3
TitleDirectorate of Graves Registration and Enquiries: Technical Instructions


DescriptionDirectorate of Graves Registration and Enquiries (D.G.R.E) technical instruction booklet written by Fabian Ware.
Content NoteBooklet covers following topics: i) the organisation of the D.G.R.E; ii) the selection of sites for cemeteries; iii) the burial and marking of graves; iv) heavy fighting; v) sailors; vi) graves of other nationalities and religions (including French, American, Portuguese, Indians, Jews, Chinese, Egyptians, South African Natives, British West Indians, graves of non-military organsiations, and enemy graves); vii) the registration of graves; viii) inscriptions on crosses; ix) enquiries from private sources; x) photography; xi) battlefield memorials; xii) control of cemeteries. Also includes a structural chart of the D.G.R.E.
Extent1 booklet
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