Grandad’s WWII Diary – British War Cemetery – Jerusalem (photos taken 1942)

In my Grandfather’s War Diary entry from Friday August 21 1942, he visits Jerusalem, Bethlehem & the British War Cemetery.  He said “NZ paid for decorating of chapel.  Some wonderful mosaic work & really a credit.”

He most likely took (or purchased) these photos on this visit that day.

The comments under the photos are his own words from the backs of the photos.

For more information about this cemetery and the history, you might like to visit the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.

View with chapel in background - War Cemetery - Jerusalem
View with chapel in background – War Cemetery – Jerusalem
Looking toward monument & chapel - War Cemetery - Jerusalem
Looking toward monument & chapel – War Cemetery – Jerusalem
Monument War Cemetery Jerusalem
Monument – War Cemetery – Jerusalem
Inside of Chapel - War Cemetery - Jerusalem
Inside of Chapel – War Cemetery – Jerusalem
Inside Chapel showing alter & mosaic work - War Cemetery - Jerusalem
Inside Chapel showing alter & mosaic work – War Cemetery – Jerusalem
Unknown Soldier's Grave War Cemetery Jerusalem
Unknown Soldier’s Grave – War Cemetery – Jerusalem
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