The CWGC team at the Basra Memorial in May 2018
The CWGC team at work inside the Basra Memorial
Basra Indian Forces Cemetery
Blog | CWGC
For many, cemetery names are just something you watch out for on one of our green and white roadside signs, or that you enter into Google Maps on your way to see a particular grave. However, while many cemeteries are simply named after the village or town where they are sighted, others have a more interesting tale to tell. Here the CWGC's Peter Francis shares some of his favourites and the stories behind them.