A small military cemetery in Halifax contains dozens of weathered headstones dating back more than a century, bearing the names of seamen and civilians associated with the Royal Navy. Now the Department of National Defence has launched a project in hopes of preserving potentially hundreds of unmarked graves at Canadian Forces Base Halifax.
It’s believed that some 480 people are buried in the cemetery, primarily Royal Navy seamen who were based in Halifax, but also family members and civilians associated with the navy. Most of the burials took place in the 1800s.
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