Record

Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/1/5
File NumberAA1118
TitleLance Corporal CLAUDE JOHN MCLEAN FIELD - YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL - Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
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DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the illegibility of names on the Menin Gate Memorial, including that of Lance Corporal Field's.
Content NoteIncludes: copy of letter written by Mrs Thelma McLachan, the sister of Lance Corporal Field, to Sir Wilfrid Kent Hughes, M.P., regarding her recent visit to Belgium and the illegibility of her brother's name on the Menin Gate, 29th October 1962; five photographs of the name panel on the Menin Gate, 1962-1963; copy of letter sent to Mrs McLachan from Mr A.E. Brown, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission ANZAC Agency, in reference to an article which appeared in the "Age" newspaper concerning the Menin Gate name inscriptions, dealing with some inaccuracies in the article, with newspaper cutting of article, 19th April 1963; newspaper cutting of subsequent 'Letter to Editor' feature in the "Age" from Mrs T. McLachan giving thanks to work of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission in dealing with issue; 24th April 1963.
Date29/10/1962 - 2/5/1963
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
Cemetery_NameYPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
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