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Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/461
File NumberCCM101461
TitlePrivate WILLIAM EDWARD SWEENEY - MILFORD HAVEN CEMETERY - Machine Gun Corps
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DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Private William Edward Sweeney in Milford Haven Cemetery, UK. Main topics include: correspondence regarding request from next of kin to erect a Commission headstone over the grave of Private Sweeney; correspondence concerning enquiries into Private Sweeney’s eligibility to receive a Commission headstone; correspondence regarding arrangements to erect a headstone and ensure the future maintenance of Private Sweeney’s grave; correspondence regarding the erection of the headstone.
Content NoteIncludes: Copy letter from Victor T. Cleaver, Milford Haven Urban District Council, to H.L. Howarth, Clerk of the Council, Town Hall, Milford Haven, requesting the erection of a Commission headstone over the grave of Private Sweeney, dated 14 September 1951; letter from the Secretary, Ministry of Pensions, to the IWGC Secretary stating that Private Sweeney had been discharged from the military and was receiving a disablement pension for Tuberculosis of Lung, and that his death was attributed to his war service, dated 5 October 1951; letter from F. Tyrrell, IWGC Secretary, to Victor T. Cleaver stating that Private Sweeney was entitled to a Commission headstone and to enquire whether Mrs. S.E. Kersey, sister of the casualty, wished to include a personal inscription, dated 9 October 1951; letter from the IWGC Secretary to the Clerk of the Milford Haven Urban District Council requesting that Private Sweeney’s grave be added to the existing maintenance agreement, dated 6 December 1951; letter from P.T. Thomson, Inspector, Western Region, to the Chief Administrative Officer, UK District, reporting that Private Sweeney’s headstone was erected on 26 August 1952 by Mr. Williams, Milford Haven Cemetery, dated 28 August 1952.
Date14/9/1951 - 28/8/1952
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
CategoryEfiles
Cemetery_NameMILFORD HAVEN CEMETERY
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