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1 - Part 1 - Work of the Commission in Connection with First World War Deaths
13 - Members Of The Commission Staff And Appointment Of Auditors.
Maj. Gen. Sir Fabian Ware
Main topics: travel arrangements; purpose of tour and report on visit to Middle East; 1920; powers and duties of Vice-Chairman; sickness; further tour arrangements.
Including: Internal minute re Ware's concurrent duties with Commission and IWGC; 20 Nov. 1919. Resolutions re duties and powers of Vice-Chairman; 22 July 1920; 21 Apr. 1921. Copy letter from Adjutant General to G.O.C. Black Sea re handing over cemeteries to Commission by DGRE; 1 Oct. 1920. Internal minute to Ware re request from Director of Works for policy decision on running of operations in Egypt; 30 Oct. 1920. Letter to Ware re annual report; Lady Selborne and War Graves Association; 18 Nov. 1920. Internal minute by Ware re delegation of his powers to Controller and Financial Adviser; 15 Feb. 1921. Correspondence with P. Cart de Lafontaine re itinerary for Ware's visit to France and early 18th century tomb of Scottish general; 7-24 Sep. 1921. Interview with Ware by Violet Markham; 'The Queen'; 28 May 1924. Correspondence with Mrs Kipling re visit by Ware; 6-11 Jan. 1926. Letter from League of Nations Union asking Ware to chair a meeting; 10 Mar. 1927. Press cuttings re speech by Ware on contemporary architecture; 14 Dec. 1927. Correspondence with Lady Ware re journey through France; 13 Aug.- 21 Sep. 1948.
24/6/1919 - 21/4/1950
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Ware; Sir; Fabian Arthur Goulstone (1869-1949); newspaper editor and the founder of the Imperial War Graves Commission
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