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COMMISSION MEETING NO.54 - Mar 1923
Finance committee business; delegation of financial powers to Vice-Chairman; refusal by owners to grant possession of military plot in Arnos Vale cemetery Bristol to Commission; grant of site in Danycraig cemetery, Swansea; architectural treatment of isolated graves in communal cemeteries in France and Belgium; authority to place contracts for further headstones; discussion re proposed memorial to missing of flying services (RFC, RNAS, RAF); choice of sites for commemoration of Indian missing on Western Front, and appointment of H. Baker as architect for Neuve Chapelle memorial; approval of designs by Sir J. Burnet for Jerusalem, Ramleh and Haifa cemeteries; treatment of graves and memorials to missing in Asia Minor (Turkey); appointment of IWGC agency in Iraq; treatment of Indian cemeteries at Maktau and Taveta, Kenya, as permanent cemeteries; staff appointments; construction of cemeteries by direct labour in Aisne and Marne, France; authority to place contract for Villers Station cemetery; invitation to participate in French memorial at Notre Dame de Lorette; concentration of graves in Egypt from civilian to military plots; invitations to war memorial dedication ceremonies.
5/3/1923 - 25/10/1923
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Baker; Sir; Herbert (1862-1946); architect and author
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