Medical regiment volunteers in Catterick Garrison Cemetery
28 November 2012
Service men and women from 5 Medical Regiment rolled up their
sleeves to clean a number of headstones and the Cross of Sacrifice
in Catterick Garrison Military Cemetery.
Catterick Garrison Military Cemetery lies close to Gaza
Barracks, the home of 5 Medical Regiment. The Cemetery contains 42
Commonwealth war graves as well as a number of post-war burials,
including some of the most recent casualties from current
Many of the headstones had suffered significant mud staining as
a result of the wet North Yorkshire summer.
Using only water and soft scrubbing brushes, the group duly
cleaned and restored the headstones and the Cross of Sacrifice to
their best possible condition, ahead of Remembrance Sunday.