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COMMISSION MEETING NO.78
Appreciation of Lord Milner's work with Commission, and his connection with Red Cross searches for wounded in 1914; finance committee business; proposals to place war crosses in small cemeteries of special historical interest; results of design competition for memorial to missing at Béthune, won by R. Truelove, assessed by Sir A. Webb; grant of site of war cross in Abney Park Cemetery; authority to place contracts for construction of further cemeteries; new members of Anglo-Egyptian Committee; staff appointments; publication and sales of cemetery registers; discussion of report by Sir F. Kenyon on cemetery and register box designs, including Etaples cemetery by Sir E. Lutyens; appointments of G. Ledward and E. Kennington as sculptors for memorials to missing at Cambrai and Soissons; proposal for memorial to commemorate Indian soldiers at Lazaretto Cemetery, Malta; grant of grave plots at St Pancras Cemetery, Finchley, and erection of tablet re fund raised by residents; appointment of G. Bayes as sculptor for memorial to missing at Jerusalem; decision to concentrate British graves in North Russia; commemorative tablet erected by residents of Romeries next to war cross.
28/5/1925 - 2/12/1925
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Kenyon; Sir; Frederic George (1863-1952); Greek and biblical scholar and museum director
Lutyens; Sir; Edwin Landseer (1869-1944); architect
Ledward; Gilbert (1888-1960); sculptor
Truelove; John Reginald (1886-1942); Captain; architect
Kennington; Eric Henri (1888-1960); artist, sculptor
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