Unique IDCWGC/1/1/17/14
File NumberWG 1708
TitleHistory Of The Commission

CWGC_1_1_17_14 (optimised).pdf

DescriptionMain topics: requests for historical and contemporary information re writing a history of the work of the Commission; and of war burials more generally; information received re military burials in Canada
Content NoteIncluding: Report on graves concentration work in Iraq, 14 Mar. 1928; Memorandum re history of Graves Registration Commission (GRC), with letter; 8 Apr. 1932; Letter from secretary, Last Post Fund, re pre-war military burials in Canada and USA, with pamphlets, 31 Mar. 1932. Copy of letter from The Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire and Children of the Empire (Junior Branch), National Chapter of Canada, re South African War memorial, 11 Apr. 1932. Letter from American Battle Monuments Commission describing US policy and administration re military burials' 12 Dec. 1932. Envelope containing press cutting of article by F. Ware re origin of Commission, with letters, 11 Nov. 1932. Letters from Ware to S. Baldwin and N. Chamberlain, re press article, 11 Nov. 1932.
Date14/3/1928 - 16/10/1934
Extent1 file

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