Record

Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/468
File NumberCCM101476
TitlePrivate THOMAS SMITH - SMETHWICK (UPLANDS) CEMETERY - Army Service Corps
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CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_468 (CCM101476).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Private Thomas Smith in Smethwick (Uplands) Cemetery, UK. Main topics include: correspondence regarding the replacement of the Commission headstone marking Private Smith’s grave with a private memorial and kerb after his wife was also buried in the grave.
Content NoteIncludes: Handwritten letter from Mrs. C. Castbury, daughter of the casualty, to the IWGC stating that the Commission headstone was removed from Private Smith’s grave following the burial of his wife, and that a private memorial and kerb were erected in its place, dated 13 April 1952; copy letter from P.T. Thomson, Inspector, Western Region, to the Chief Administrative Officer, UK District, reporting that Private Smith’s grave was now marked by a white marble memorial with kerb and that the Cemetery Foreman broke up the Commission headstone, dated 18 June 1952.
Date13/4/1952 - 18/6/1952
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
CategoryEfiles
Cemetery_NameSMETHWICK (UPLANDS) CEMETERY
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