Record

Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/198
File NumberCCM63195
TitlePrivate ARTHUR WILLIAM PARKER - VERNHAM'S DEAN (ST. MARY THE VIRGIN) CHURCHYARD - Army Service Corps
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DescriptionFile of correspondence regarding the grave of Private Andrew Parker. The subject of the correspondence is the movement of the place of commemoration of Private Parker, owing to the abandonment of Vernham Dean (St Mary the Virgin) Churchyard, the cemetery in which he was buried. A headstone bearing a suitable superscription to his memory was placed at a right angle to the war graves plot in Andover Cemetery, England.
Content NoteIncludes: Typed report from W F Cole, the Regional Director, to the CWGC Director General, with the information that Vernham Dean Churchyard had been abandoned and the Parochial Church Council had cancelled its agreement with the Commission, and that it was recommended the place of commemoration for Private Parker be moved, 25 October 1962; letter from A R C Prentis to Mr Alfred Parker, the casualty's father, informing him of the situation, 5 June 1964.
Date25/10/1962 - 5/6/1964
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
CategoryEfiles
Cemetery_NameVERNHAM'S DEAN (ST. MARY THE VIRGIN) CHURCHYARD
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