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    Posted: 02 Sep 2010 at 20:54
This is an interesting and perhaps unusual cemetery with a gallipoli relevance.
 
Taken from the CWGC website (see URL below).
 
Cemetery: POLEMIDIA MILITARY CEMETERY
Country: Cyprus
Locality: unspecified
Location Information: Polemidia Military Cemetery lies on the outskirts of Limassol on the B8 Limassol to Troodos road. Heading north the cemetery is on the right hand side 1 kilometre north of the main A1 Larnaka to Paphos road. The entrance is set back off the road and marked with a locally made sign saying "British Cemetery".
No. of Identified Casualties: 8
 
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I came acros sthis cemetery during my ongoing research when I locate dthis soldier from the Royal Munster Fusiliers.
 

PLAICE Harold Private 10457 1st Bn Royal Munster Fusiliers

Born: Shouldham Norfolk Resided: Shouldham Enlisted: Norwich

Age: 18 Date of Death: 11/11/1915 Cause: Died. Gallipoli.

Previous No: Formerly 8088 Lancers of the Line

Family Notes: Son of Robert and Mary Elizabeth Plaice, of Westgate St., Shouldham, Norfolk.

Other Family Losses: His brother, 2715 Private Bertie Plaice, 1st/5th Bn Norfolk Regiment was killed in action on 12/8/15 and is commemorated on Panel 42 to 44 on the Helles Memorial.

Special notes: Private Plaice is listed on the Irish War Memorial records and Soldiers Died (Part 72) as died Gallipoli.”

Grave/Memorial: 63. Polemidia Military Cemetery, Cyprus.

Irish War Memorial Records Page No: Volume VII, Page 114.

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