Record

Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/436
File NumberCCM101268
TitleStoker 1st Class ARTHUR HAXELL - GILLINGHAM (WOODLANDS) CEMETERY - Royal Navy
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DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Stoker 1st Class Arthur Haxell in Gillingham (Woodlands) Cemetery, UK. Main topics include: correspondence from next of kin regarding request to purchase the grave of Stoker Haxell; correspondence with next of kin regarding concerns over the opening of Stoker Haxell’s grave and subsequent decision to leave the grave in the care of the Commission.
Content NoteIncludes: Handwritten letter from Mrs. N. Hills, sister of the casualty, to the IWGC enquiring about the purchase of Stoker Haxell’s grave, dated 6 June 1940; letter from Robert, Booth, Gillingham Town Clerk, to the IWGC stating that the Burial Committee did not object to the Commission agreeing to assign the grave of Stoker Haxell to Mrs. Hills, dated 17 April 1940; handwritten letter from Mrs. N. Hills to the IWGC explaining that if the Commission could assure that Stoker Haxell’s grave was not opened and remained buried at the existing location than she would not need to purchase the grave, dated 29 April 1940; letter from the IWGC to Mrs. Hills explaining that the Commission would always consult the next of kin prior with matters concerning the grave and that the grave would only be opened for the burial of near relatives, dated 3 May 1940.
Date6/1/1940 - 3/5/1940
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
CategoryEfiles
Cemetery_NameGILLINGHAM (WOODLANDS) CEMETERY
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