Record

Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/207
File NumberCCM64583
TitleSecond Lieutenant HAROLD EDWARD CROSBY - EASTWOOD (ST. LAURENCE AND ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD - Royal Air Force
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DescriptionFile of correspondence regarding the grave of Second Lieutenant Harold Crosby in Eastwood (St Laurence and All Saints) Churchyard, England.
Content NoteIncludes: Handwritten letter from Mr F G Crosby, the casualty's brother, informing the Commission that the private memorial marking the grave was crumbling and illegible, 16 April 1956; sketch plan showing design and dimensions of the private memorial, and its location within the churchyard, undated and unsigned; letter from the IWGC Secretary to Mr Crosby, informing him that if he wished the Commission would replace the existing private memorial with a standard war pattern headstone, and asking him to confirm his brother's particulars and suggest a personal inscription, 16 May 1956; letter from Mr Crosby, giving his brother's details and leaving the choice of a personal inscription to the Commission, 31 May 1956; two sheets containing several examples of personal inscriptions, undated, but enclosed in a letter sent to Mr Crosby 13 June 1956; handwritten letter from Mr Crosby, asking for the words 'Their name liveth for evermore' to be inscribed on the headstone, 29 June 1956; letter from 'M A N C' [?] to Mr Crosby, informing him that the private memorial had been replaced with the war pattern headstone, 24 September 1957.
Date16/4/1956 - 9/12/1957
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
CategoryEfiles
Cemetery_NameEASTWOOD (ST. LAURENCE AND ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD
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