emergency burial

emergency burial

A burial, usually on the battlefield, when conditions do not permit either evacuation for interment in a cemetery or burial according to national or international legal regulations. See also burial.
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all points towards this being part of the 14th century emergency burial ground.
It focuses on the East Smithfield cemetery, which served as emergency burial grounds for Black Death plague victims of 1348-1350 and was excavated in 1986-1988.
Yet after the heavy raid of March 18th-19th, when there were over 100 deaths, it had already become clear that the emergency burial strategies were in crisis.