|File Number||WG 896 |
|Title||COMMISSION MEETING NO.19 - Jan 1920|
|Description||Finance committee business; free passages on leave for staff employed abroad; estimates for 1920-21; despatch of private memorials and wooden crosses from graves to next of kin; authority for Commissioners to sign contracts; action taken re Chinese headstones; arrangements for publicising Commission's policy, and discussion of exhibition of headstones at House of Commons, including Lord Balfour of Burleigh's proposal; suggestions for inscriptions at cemetery entrances received by R. Kipling; report re memorials erected in neutral countries at expense of local inhabitants; memorial to British troops by Belgians at Herchies; private permanent memorials in Egypt; agency of the commission in India; staff appointments; request from Air Ministry that RAF be represented on Commission. |
|Date||10/1/1920 - 2/3/1920|
|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/4||Kipling; (Joseph) Rudyard (1865-1936); writer and poet||1865-1936|
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