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|Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2009 9:31 pm Post subject: Newmachar, CWGC Cross of Sacrifice and War Graves
|NEWMACHAR CROSS OF SACRIFICE
UKNIWM Ref: 8615
Type: CROSS - CWGC
Other Location Details: NEW CEMETERY TO THE EAST OF THE VILLAGE
OS Map Ref: NJ 883 192
Sir Reginald's Blomfield's Cross of Sacrifice is positioned at the entrance to Newmachar Cemetery in which there is a War Graves Plot.
It contains 59 Commonwealth burials of the 1939-45 war. The burials were mostly from the naval base at Aberdeen and from Kingseat Naval Hospital at Newmachar,
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
In Flanders fields.