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Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/511
File NumberCCM101667
TitlePrivate JOHN EDWARD GARDNER - ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY - 19th (Queen Alexandra's Own Royal) Hussars
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DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Private John Edward Gardiner in Abbeville Communal Cemetery, France. Main topics include: correspondence with next of kin regarding requests for photographs of Private Gardner’s grave and Abbeville Communal Cemetery.
Content NoteIncludes: Handwritten letter from Mrs. S.A. Osbourne, daughter of the casualty, to the IWGC enquiring about a photograph of Private Gardner’s grave and whether flowers or a wreath could be placed on the grave, dated 19 November 1956; Enquiry Form concerning query from Mrs. S.A. Osbourne following the film lecture at Andover about the provision of a photograph of Abbeville Communal Cemetery, dated 7 March 1958; letter from the IWGC Secretary to Mrs. S.A. Osbourne providing a photograph of Plot 2 of Abbeville Communal Cemetery, in which Private Gardner was buried, and explaining that further photographs might be published in the series “Their Name Liveth” which would be available for purchase, dated 19 September 1958.
Date19/11/1956 - 3/12/1962
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
CategoryEfiles
Cemetery_NameABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
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