Unique IDCWGC/2/1/ADD 6.2.33
File NumberADD 6/2/33
TitleAnnual Report No: 33 (1951-52)

CWGC_2_1_ADD 6.2.33.pdf

DescriptionThirty-Third Annual Report of the IWGC for 1951-1952.
Content NoteTopics covered include:
First meeting of the Commonwealth-Netherlands Joint Committee; ceremony of rededication of the stained glass windows at the chapel at Notre Dame de Lorette (originally designed by Henry Payne; restored after war damage by Edward Payne ); deaths of Sir Herbert Ellissen, Sir Frederic Kenyon, and Lady Ware; completion of the Chatham Naval Memorial Extension, the first major memorial to have been completed by the Commission since the Second World War; first constructional work carried out in a Second World War cemetery in South Africa (Pretoria (Voortrekkerhoogte) New Military Cemetery); signing of the Commonwealth-Egyptian War Graves Agreement (8th June 1952); unveiling of the Liverpool Naval Memorial and the Golders Green Crematorium Memorial; publication of the first parts of the cemetery and memorial registers for the Second World War.

Including illustrations of the following cemeteries and memorials: Gradara War Cemetery; Chatham Naval Memorial (on a visit by the Duke of Edinburgh); Dunfermline (Douglas Bank) Cemetery; Dunure Cemetery; Becourt Military Cemetery; Tilly-sur-Seulles War Cemetery; La Delivrande War Cemetery; Motor Car Corner Cemetery; Mons Communal Cemetery; Nederweert War Cemetery; Hamburg War Cemetery; Tromso War Cemetery; Beach Head War Cemetery; Minturno War Cemetery; Castiglione South African Cemetery; Bone War Cemetery; Belgrade War Cemetery; Prague War Cemetery; New Zealand Memorial, Hill 60 Cemetery; Heliopolis War Cemetery; Sai Wan War Cemetery; Brandon City Cemetery; Perth War Cemetery; Pretoria (Voortrekkerhoogte) New Military Cemetery
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