Record

Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/130
File NumberCCM40328
TitleMajor JOHN RUTTER CARDEN - BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY - 15th Ludhiana Sikhs
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DescriptionFile of correspondence regarding the grave of Major John Rutter Carden in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery. The correspondence details the suggested replacement of the private memorial marking the grave with a Commission headstone.
Content NoteIncludes: Typed report from C S Vale, Chief Administrative Officer, France, to the IWGC Secretary, describing the dilapidated appearance of several private memorials at Boulogne Eastern Cemetery and the cost of restoring them, and suggesting that they be replaced with Commission headstones, 28 October 1953; letter from F Tyrrell, IWGC Secretary, to Captain A Carden, the next of kin, outlining the situation and asking for permission to replace the private memorial, 29 December 1953; envelope stamped 'Undelivered for reasons stated (Deceased)' 'Return to Sender', stamped 31 December 1953; note signed by F Tyrrell, suggesting the removal of the private memorial and outlining a possible personal inscription, incorporating the details inscribed on the private memorial, 5 August 1954.
Date28/10/1953 - 5/8/1954
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
CategoryEfiles
Cemetery_NameBOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY
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