Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/414
File NumberCCM100461
TitleLeading Deck Hand MARNIE - MONTROSE (SLEEPYHILLOCK) CEMETERY - Royal Naval Reserve

CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_414 (CCM100461).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Member Annie Craik in Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery, UK. Main topics include: correspondence regarding the proposed addition of an inscription commemorating Leading Deck Hand Marnie on the headstone marking his grave; correspondence regarding the planned erection of a Commission headstone over Leading Deck Hand Marnie’s grave.
Content NoteIncludes: Copy letter from H.S. Wilson, IWGC Director of Works, to the IWGC Enquiries Branch regarding the proposed addition of inscriptions commemorating Leading Deck Hand Marnie and Member Craik on the private memorials marking their graves, dated 9 January 1933; letter from F. Tyrrell, IWGC Secretary, to Mrs. Agnes Gilman, widow of the casualty, requesting permission to add an inscription commemorating Leading Deck Hand Marnie to the headstone marking his grave, dated 31 January 1933; letter from the Regional Works Officer, UK Region, to the Director-General, Director of External Relations and Enquiries, stating that the local authorities did not object to the erection of Commission headstones over the graves of Member Craik and Leading Deck Hand Marnie, dated 29 February 1960.
Date9/1/1933 - 29/2/1960
Extent1 file
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