|File Number||WG 1829 |
|Title||COMMISSION MEETING NO.57 - July 1923|
|Description||Explanation of designs for East African memorials to missing by J. Stevenson; invitation to British Empire Service League to visit cemeteries; objections by Roman Catholics to use of war cross in their cemeteries, and refusal to erect in Grayshott Cemetery; St. Peter’s Cemetery, Dalbeth and St. Kentigern’s Cemetery, Glasgow; finance committee business; authority to accept tenders for construction at Hove cemetery; approval of designs for Neuve Chapelle memorial, and of form of agreement with H. Baker; acquisition of site for war cross at Gibraltar; approval of alternative design for cross at Damascus cemetery; authority to place contracts for crosses at Jerusalem, Ramleh and Haifa cemeteries; proposal to obliterate unmaintainable graves in Persia (Iran); approval of Commission contribution to Uganda memorial, Kampala; authority to place contracts for further headstones; staff appointments; request from Newfoundland government to commemorate missing Newfoundlanders in Newfoundland; inscription to be used on headstones where it was unknown whether person buried was military or civilian; proposal to appoint superintendent for cemeteries in Macedonia. |
|Date||2/7/1923 - 12/11/1923|
|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/6||Baker; Sir; Herbert (1862-1946); architect and author||1862-1946|
|DS/UK/39||Stevenson; James Alexander (1881-1937); sculptor||1881-1937|