Unique IDCWGC/2/2/1/67
File NumberWG 1831/9


DescriptionFinance committee business; approval of proposal to commission mosaic design from R. Anning-Bell for interior of memorial chapel, Jerusalem cemetery; rejection of proposal to use small cross designed by Sir J. Burnet in small UK cemeteries; request by Sir R. Blomfield that Commission should persuade Ypres authorities to revise building line in street approaching Menin Gate; authority to place contracts for further headstones; gift of land for cemetery by Indian in East Africa; architectural treatment of Indian cemeteries in East Africa where position of graves was unknown, and design for central memorial by Sir E. Lutyens; site for commemoration of Indian Merchant Navy personnel; arrangements for registration of graves and erection of headstones in Persia (Iran); decision to erect separate memorial to those missing in Asia Minor (Turkey); treatment of Indian cemeteries in Iraq; staff appointments; approval of designs for commemorative plaques on Egyptian Labour and Camel transport Corps memorial, paid for by those units; revision of staff rates of pay; commemoration of British war dead by Swiss Caribineers, Vevey; public lecture by F. Ware; publication and sales of cemetery registers; decorations awarded to Commission staff.
Date23/5/1924 - 3/10/1924
Extent1 file
ArchNotePlease 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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