Record

Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/28
File NumberCCM10206
TitleLieutenant JOHN MERCER GRIMSHAW BELL - TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE - Royal Air Force
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DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Lieutenant John Mercer Grimshaw Bell in Terlincthun British Cemetery, France. Correspondence is with Captain H.M.S. Bell, Lieutenant Bell's brother Captain H.M.S. Bell regarding hs request for a photograph of Lieutenant Bell's headstone which was provided by the British Legion. Further correspondence regarding the amendment of the Commission's records and Bell's headstone for the third initial to read 'G' instead of 'C'.
Content NoteIncludes: Letter from Captain H.M.S. Bell explaining that he had a photograph of the wooden cross marking his brother's grave which had been forwarded by the Commission in April 1921 to his father and requesting for a more recent photo showing the Commission's headstone erected on the grave, dated 10 May 1959.
Date10/4/1959 - 30/1/1960
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
CategoryEfiles
Cemetery_NameTERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE
ArchNoteOriginal file destroyed.
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