Record

Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/593
File NumberCCM102014
TitleDeck Hand EDWARD GRIFFITHS - CARDIFF WESTERN CEMETERY - Royal Naval Reserve
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DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Deck Hand Edward Griffiths in Cardiff Western Cemetery, UK. Main topics include: correspondence with next of kin regarding the proposed commemoration of Deck Hand Griffiths on a special memorial in Cardiff Western Cemetery and removal of the Commission headstone originally marking his grave in Llantwit (St. Illtyd) Old Churchyard.
Content NoteIncludes: Letter from the CWGC Director-General to Mrs. S.A. Griffiths, widow of the casualty, explaining that the Commission intended to record the name of Deck Hand Griffiths, and 18 other servicemen buried in Llantwit (St. Illtyd) Old Churchyard, on a special memorial in Cardiff Western Cemetery due to the neglected condition of the war graves and churchyard, dated 15 June 1962; handwritten letter from Mrs. Marion J. Leigh, granddaughter of the casualty, to the IWGC, endorsing the Commission’s proposed commemoration of Deck Hand Griffiths on a special memorial, dated 16 June 1962.
Date15/6/1962 - 18/6/1962
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
CategoryEfiles
Cemetery_NameCARDIFF WESTERN CEMETERY
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