Looking for a war grave in France or Belgium?

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    its 6 years or so since I was over with the sole intent of visiting the cemeteries and memorials of the first world war , but seem to remember if you were looking for a specific grave all the cemeteries we visited had a book available with a list of known dead and the location of their grave within the cemetery.. the reason im not certain, is I wasn't looking for a specific grave but do remember checking the book at a few of the cemeteries I visited..
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    The Commonwealth War Graves Commission site also give details of every grave in every cemetery so finding a specific grave is not so difficult but some of these field cemeteries are just that - tiny walled plots in the middle of a field and sometimes difficult to locate which is where the modern day use of GPS, sat navs and Google Earth come into their own.
    It's an annual trip for us and every year brings a new "discovery".
     
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    we will be there at mid term bill
     
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