Unique IDCWGC/2/2/1/120
File NumberWG 1831/62


DescriptionMinutes of the last meeting approved; unveiling of Cross of Sacrifice at Darwen, Lancashire; wreath laying on the Canadian plot at Brookwood Military Cemetery on behalf of American mothers of sons who had joined the Canadian Forces; attendance of Colonel Higginson at inauguration of memorial to the inhabitants of the town of Haussy killed during the war; mention of the laying of the foundation stone of the Australian National Memorial in Canberra; publication of agreed statement by British legion regarding placing of wreaths in war cemeteries abroad; report by Rudyard Kipling on his recent tour of cemeteries in Egypt and Palestine, mentioning in particular Assouan, Haifa, Port Said, Kantara, Ismailia, Tel-el-Kebir, Cairo, El Minya, Beersheeba, Jerusalem, Gaza, Deir-el-Belah, and referring to issues of horticultural and structural maintenance, and work of Colonel Hughes in region; Report of 176th meeting of the Finance Committee; Hull Cemeteries; Notre Dame de Lorette, Presentation of Windows; Educational Facilities for Staff Abroad; Unveilings of Memorials to the Missing; Staff of the Commission; Death of Mr Kett, Area Superintendent, Eastern Theatre.
Date23/4/1929 - 1/6/1929
Extent1 file
ArchNotePlease note that the downloadable document is the final version of the Committee Meeting minutes. Additional information, including the verbatim minutes and subsidiary reports, may be available in the physical file.
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