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Unique IDCWGC/1/1/1/20
File NumberADD 4/1/3
TitleRed Cross Record Office File 388a: Mr Fabian Ware's Mobile Unit
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DescriptionMain topics: organisational arrangements with and reports to Joint War Committee of the Red Cross and Order of Saint John re ambulance operations of Red Cross Mobile Unit; appointments of personnel to the Unit; arrangements for provisions to unit; letters of thanks from French authorities; and award of decorations to Mobile Unit officers; letters authorising movements of personnel and vehicles; standing orders and operational procedures; termination of work for French army and engagement in registration of soldiers' graves for Graves Registration Commission (GRC); transfer of Graves Registration Commission (GRC) to Army.
Content NoteIncluding: Correspondence with Ian Malcolm and the Adjutant General (Genl. Sir N. Macready) and between Macready and R. Cecil re the registration of soldiers graves; and some letters re exhumation of bodies. Letter from Ware re horticultural care of burial grounds; 2 Oct. 1915.
Date15/11/1914 - 5/11/1915
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
CategoryArchive
ArchNoteDOCUMENTS ARE BY AND TO ADMINISTRATORS OF BRITISH RED CROSS SOCIETY; MUCH OF IT FROM F. WARE; ACQUIRED FROM THE RED CROSS BY F. TYRRELL IN 1928; IN DATE ORDER FROM FRONT.

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CodePersonNameDates
DS/UK/2Ware; Sir; Fabian Arthur Goulstone (1869-1949); newspaper editor and the founder of the Imperial War Graves Commission1869-1949
DS/UK/10Macready; Sir; (Cecil Frederick) Nevil (1862-1946); first baronet; army officer1862-1946
DS/UK/46Tyrrell; Frank (1892-1964); Chief Clerk, Personal Assistant to Sir Fabian Ware1892-1964
DS/UK/54Gascoyne-Cecil; Lord; Edgar Algernon Robert (1864-1958); 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood;; statesman, lawyer, co-creator of the League of Nations1864-1958
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