Record

Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/103
File NumberCCM34425
TitleSapper ERNEST TOMLINSON - POPERINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY - Canadian Railway Troops
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DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Sapper Ernest Tomlinson in Poperinghe New Military Cemetery, Belgium. Main topics include: correspondence with next of kin regarding request to scatter the ashes of Sapper Tomlinson’s widow on the grave.
Content NoteIncludes: Report on telephone conversation with Arthur Tomlinson, son of the casualty, regarding request to scatter the ashes of his mother on the grave of Sapper Tomlinson, dated 18 April 1956; letter from the IWGC Secretary to Arthur Tomlinson granting permission for the scattering of his mother’s ashes, but stipulating that there must be no publicity and the ceremony must be entirely private, dated 6 June 1956; handwritten letter from Arthur Tomlinson to the IWGC thanking the Commission, and more specifically Mr. J. Carroll, Travelling Superintendent Gardener, and Mr. A.E. White, Head Gardener, for their assistance with the scattering of his mother’s ashes on 24 August 1956, dated 30 August 1956.
Date25/4/1956 - 28/8/1956
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
CategoryEfiles
Cemetery_NamePOPERINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY
ArchNoteOriginal file destroyed.
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