Ref ID: 6000018

Title

Graves that are Kept Green - The Cemeteries of France, 700 Gardeners Employed'


Description

Belfast Telegragh 1920 - Announcement of the employment of an additional seven hundred gardeners to care for the graves and grounds of approximately 3,300 cemeteries in France and Belgium assumed by the Imperial War Graves Commission and funded by the Red Cross.


Theme

Commemoration

Additional Information

Throughout the war and in the immediate post-war period, people across the island of Ireland collected money for memorials to honour those who had died. Tabloids include the Belfast Telegraph, the Northern Whig and the Belfast News Letter. The clippings range from 1916 to 1922 and cover events such as the erection of monuments and memorials to those who died, memorial services, and rolls of honour listing the names of Ulster service men who went to war.


Date

1920


Classification

Newspaper - Belfast Telegraph

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