|File Number||WG 1831/1 |
|Title||COMMISSION MEETING NO.59 - Oct 1923|
|Description||Proposal that Commission lay wreath on Unknown Warrior's grave on Armistice Day; finance committee business, with revised plan for commemorating Newfoundland missing, proposal to erect war crosses in Newfoundland, and request from South Africa to commemorate South African missing at Delville Wood; petition to allow civilian burials in Mazaques Military Cemetery, Marseilles; acquisition of sites of German graves at Weston Mill and Efford cemeteries; approval of agreement with Sir J. Burnet re memorials to missing at Cape Helles, Port Tewfik and Jerusalem; discussion of report of committee re commemoration of Merchant Navy missing, sites for memorials to non-British Merchant Navy personnel, and proposal for a seamen's benevolent home as the memorial; arrangements for conducting Commission's work in Iraq; staff appointments; authority to construct Meerut Indian Cemetery by direct labour; report of visit of inspection by Sir F. Kenyon to cemeteries, and recommendations for revisions of design policy; publication of cemetery registers. |
|Date||24/9/1923 - 13/12/1923|
|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/3||Kenyon; Sir; Frederic George (1863-1952); Greek and biblical scholar and museum director||1863-1952|
|DS/UK/8||Burnet; Sir; John James (1857-1938); architect||1857-1938|