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COMMISSION MEETING NO.23 - May 1920
Finance committee business; headstones on graves of soldiers' relatives in Egypt; discussion plans of Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery with Sir R. Blomfield; inscriptions at cemeteries commemorating gift of land by French government; proposed text on war cross; proposals to commemorate the missing by regiment rather than by place of death, or on standard obelisks in cemeteries, and suggested liaison committee with military members of House of Commons; treatment of graves in Iraq; employment of women gardeners; treatment of memorials abroad erected by public subscription; recommendations of Battle Exploits Memorial Committee; production of cemetery registers; care of isolated graves purchased by relatives; staff appointments; disposal of wooden crosses from multiple graves; alternative religious emblems on headstones.
8/5/1920 - 11/10/1920
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