|File Number||WG 650 |
|Title||COMMISSION MEETING NO.15 - Oct 1919|
|Description||Finance committee business; report on measures taken to reduce cost of cemetery construction, and authorisation for placing initial contracts; proposed cruciform headstone submitted by Lord Balfour of Burleigh; headstone to be exhibited at Victoria and Albert Museum exhibition of war memorials; road construction at Gallipoli; instrument to set up Commission agency in Egypt; financial assistance for relatives unable to afford personal inscription on headstone; acceptance of tenders for cemeteries in Italy; headstones for Chinese graves; maintenance of British war graves in Switzerland; approval of Commission expenditure for July and August; Belgian government instructions to provincial governors re exhumation of bodies; approval of recommendations of Battle Exploits Memorial Committee re granting of sites for memorials (mainly Canadian and New Zealand); appointment of members of Anglo-Italian Mixed Committee; staff appointments; arrangements for maintenance of Dominion troops' graves in UK. |
|Date||31/7/1919 - 1/10/1919|
|ArchNote||Please 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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|DS/UK/55||Balfour; Lord; Arthur James (1848-1930); 1st Earl of Balfour; politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom; Foreign Secretary||1848-1930|