Record

Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/430
File NumberCCM100982
TitleLieutenant Colonel FRANCIS ALEXANDER UMFREVILLE PICKERING - WHITE HOUSE CEMETERY, ST. JEAN-LES-YPRES - 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys)
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DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Lieutenant Colonel Francis Alexander Umfreville Pickering in White House Cemetery, St. Jean-les-Ypres, Belgium. Main topics include: correspondence from next of kin regarding request to replace the rose bush planted on Lieutenant Colonel Pickering’s grave and for the placing of a poppy wreath of 11th November; request from next of kin for the location of the grave.
Content NoteIncludes: Letter from Mrs. Vaughn Lee, sister of the casualty, to the IWGC requesting the replacement of the large rose bush planted on Lieutenant Colonel Pickering’s grave with a small polyanthus blush rose, dated 23 October 1936; letter from Mrs. Vaughn Lee to the IWGC requesting information about the placing of a poopy wreath on Lieutenant Colonel Pickering’s grave on 11th November, dated 26 October 1936; letter from the IWGC Secretary to Mrs. Vaughn Lee stating that the large rose bush marking Lieutenant Colonel Pickering’s grave was replaced with a polyantha Rose “Marie Pavie”, dated 9 November 1936; letter from Ellis Peirs & Young Jackson, on behalf of the son of the casualty, to the IWGC requesting information about the location of Lieutenant Colonel Pickering’s grave, dated 18 August 1960.
Date23/10/1936 - 26/8/1960
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
CategoryEfiles
Cemetery_NameWHITE HOUSE CEMETERY, ST. JEAN-LES-YPRES
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