Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/4/124
File NumberHLG 38740
TitleLance Corporal LESLIE ROYAL DREWETT - ALAMEIN MEMORIAL - The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) and Rifleman WILLIAM DREWETT - MITCHAM (CHURCH ROAD) BURIAL GROUND - London Regiment (Post Office Rifles)

CWGC_8_1_4_1_4_124 (HLG38740).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Rifleman William Drewett in Mitcham (Church Road) Burial Ground, UK, and commemoration of Lance Corporal Leslie Royal Drewett on the Alamein Memorial, Egypt. Main topics include: correspondence regarding the removal of the Commission headstone and erection of a private memorial and kerb over the grave.
Content NoteIncludes: Handwritten letter from Mrs. I. Collins, daughter of Rifleman Drewett, to the CWGC requesting permission to remove the Commission headstone and erect a kerb and private memorial following the burial of the casualty’s wife in the grave, dated 22 March 1964.
Date22/3/1964 - 15/8/2001
Extent1 file
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