Remembrance Day Ceremony 2023 at Ma'Asker Al Raschid RAF Cemetery
These photographs were taken on Remembrance Day 2023, showing a wreath being laid at the grave of Phoebe Marks by the British Ambassador to Iraq, Stephen Hitchen accompanied by his Defence Attaché and the Diplomatic Clearance Liaison Officer. The grave is quite close to the remains of the monument to Brig Gen Sir Gilbert Clayton KCMG, KBE, CB who was the British High Commissioner to Iraq at the time of his death in Baghdad on the 12th September 1929, just two months after Phoebe Marks died. Sir Gilbert's body was buried in the same cemetery, but apart from the other 299 burials. Visit the NEWS section for Phoebe Marks' story and photographs or click HERE for photographs of Sir Gilbert's funeral procession and burial at Ma'Asker Al Raschid RAF Cemetery.