|File Number||WG 1831 |
|Title||COMMISSION MEETING NO.58 - Sep 1923|
|Description||Choice of wording on special memorials referring to both British and Dominion dead; finance committee business; use of cruciform headstones by Admiralty to be followed by Commission; grant of site at Walcot Cemetery, Bath; renewal of appointment of Secretary General, IWGC Canadian Agency; approval of special inscription re donation of land for Orchard Dump Cemetery; new members for Anglo-Egyptian Committee; authority to prepare agreement with J. Stevenson re memorials to native African troops in Kenya and Tanganyika; extra costs at New Moschi Cemetery, Kenya; approval of treatment of cemeteries in East Africa; removal of British graves from Darmstadt to Niederzwehren; refusal by participating governments to support scheme for supplying photographs to next of kin; recommendation of Battle Exploits Memorial Committee; staff appointments; requests that Commission maintain isolated graves where permission to concentrate was refused by next of kin, and for contribution to privately erected war cross; refusal of controversial personal headstone inscription; approval of scheme to commemorate Newfoundland missing in Newfoundland; request from Office of Works that Commission take over cemeteries containing non-war graves abroad. |
|Date||24/2/1923 - 8/8/1923|
|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/39||Stevenson; James Alexander (1881-1937); sculptor||1881-1937|