Unique IDCWGC/1/1/16/10
File NumberWG 1544/7
TitleThe King's Visit To France - Notes On Cemeteries

CWGC_1_1_16_10 opt.pdf

DescriptionNotes re cemeteries and work of the Commission, including details about the organisation, management committees, hierarchy, operational areas and departments, staffing numbers and roles ; for use by F. Ware during the King's Pilgrimage to France and Belgium in 1922.
Content NoteIncludes: Layout plan of plot 9 of Etaples Military Cemetery highlighting Australian graves

Envelope containing TS. notes on cemeteries in France and Belgium with details such as date of the first burial, the names of the Commission gardeners working there and the name of the architect responsible for the design of the cemetery. Cemeteries include: Tyne Cot Cemetery, Forceville Communal Cemetery Extension, Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery, Picquigny British Cemetery, Louvencourt British Cemetery, and Couin British Cemetery.

Bound TS. notes entitled 'Notes on Certain Cemeteries - Construction', listing various details about the construction of cemeteries, the type of stone used, graves of interest and architect(s) responsible for design. Cemeteries include: Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery; Hop Store Military Cemetery; Hospital Farm; Ferme Olivier Cemetery; Brandhoek Military Cemetery; Poperinghe New Military Cemetery; Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery; Warloy-Baillon Cemetery; Forceville Communal Cemetery Extension; Acheux Military Cemetery; Louvencourt Military Cemetery; Picquigny Military Cemetery; Crouy Cemetery; Longpre les Corps Saints Cemetery; Etaples Military Cemetery; Meerut Indian Cemetery (including explanation of Muslim, Sikh and Hindu religious symbols and inscriptions on headstones); Terlincthun British Cemetery.

Bound TS. notes entitled 'IWGC Establishments And Duties' explaining the organisation of the Commission and its work in constructing sites in France and Belgium and registering graves, as well as providing a list of each area and the departments based in an area with an organisational chart of staff, the roles undertaken by each member of staff and their duties.
Date25/4/1922 - 2/5/1922
Extent1 file

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DS/UK/2Ware; Sir; Fabian Arthur Goulstone (1869-1949); newspaper editor and the founder of the Imperial War Graves Commission1869-1949
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