Record

Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/209
File NumberCCM64734
TitleSecond Lieutenant ALEXANDER FENTON McCULLOUGH - CIRENCESTER CEMETERY - Royal Flying Corps
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DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Second Lieutenant Alexander Fenton McCullough in Cirencester Cemetery, UK. Main topics include: correspondence from next of kin regarding complaint about the condition of war graves in Cirencester Cemetery; correspondence between the CWGC and CWGC Canadian Agency concerning a report by the Area Superintendent on a visit to the cemetery and condition of the war graves; request from next of kin for the Commission to make arrangements to improve the condition of the cemetery; further correspondence between the CWGC and CWGC Canadian Agency regarding additional updates on the condition of the cemetery.
Content NoteIncludes: Letter from C.B. Fuller, Secretary-General, CWGC Canadian Agency, to the Director-General, CWGC, regarding a telephone call from Captain James L. McCullough, brother of the casualty, complaining about the state of maintenance of war graves in Cirencester Cemetery, dated 30 March 1962; letter from the Regional Director to the Director General, Director of External Relations and Records, containing subjoined report about the condition of war graves in Cirencester Cemetery, which were found to be in good order, and suggestion that the complaint was probably in respect of the poor overall condition of the cemetery due to a shortage of labour, dated 10 April 1962; letter from A.R.C. Prentis, CWGC Director-General, to the Secretary-General, CWGC Canadian Agency, reporting on the Area Superintendent’s visit to the cemetery and that the grave of Second Lieutenant McCullough was in good condition, though located in an area that had been neglected, and that improvements to the appearance of the cemetery were being made, dated 19 April 1962; letter from James L. McCullough to C.B. Fuller requesting that the Commission advise the proper authorities to improve the condition of the cemetery, dated 1 May 1962; letter from A.R.C. Prentis to the Secretary-General, CWGC Canadian Agency, noting that Captain McCullough did not understand that only war graves were under the jurisdiction of the Commission, not the cemetery as a whole, and that the local authority were aware of the state of the cemetery and making an effort to improve conditions, dated 8 May 1962; letter from A.R.C. Prentis to the Secretary-General, CWGC Canadian Agency, providing a further update on the condition of war graves in the cemetery, dated 8 January 1963.
Date30/3/1962 - 14/1/1963
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
CategoryEfiles
Cemetery_NameCIRENCESTER CEMETERY
ArchNoteOriginal file destroyed.
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