Unique IDCWGC/2/2/1/72
File NumberWG 1831/14


DescriptionFinance committee business, with discussion of proposal to take over pre-war cemeteries in Egypt and Treasury suggestion that maintenance standards of these cemeteries could be reduced; appointment of C. Hughes as head of permanent maintenance organisation in Middle East; approval of designs for memorials to New Zealand missing in France and Belgium; rejection of proposed design for Anglo-French memorial at Amiens; request to erect private memorial on grave of prince Maurice of Battenburg; proposal to inscribe names of Indian missing on memorial at Attock, and policy re inscription of names on Indian memorials to missing generally; approval of proposed method for inscribing names on Menin Gate memorial; consultations re memorial to missing of Merchant Navy; authority to place contract for further headstones; appointment of Turkish commission to report on Turkish graves in Egypt, India and Iraq; staff appointments; publication and sales of cemetery registers; dispute with father re removal of grave of Lt. Stephens in Germany.
Date1/12/1924 - 31/12/1924
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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