The embossing machine was used during the first and second World War for temporarily strips on the crosses before the metal crosses were placed with painted information of the deceased which were then replaced by the stone ones.
The following pages from Canadian Grave Registration/Concentration/ Construction Units will give an indication of the use of the embossing machines.
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