Record

Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/1/105
File NumberAA39677
TitleSecond Lieutenant MALCOLM CHARLTON CRERAR - DEIR EL BELAH WAR CEMETERY - Royal Flying Corps
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DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Second Lieutenant Malcolm Charlton Crerar in Deir el Belah War Cemetery. Main topics include correspondence regarding request for information about the location of the grave from the casualty's brother in preparation for a visit and the difficulties presented due to the political situation in the Middle East at the time. Correspondence regarding condition of the grave and advice for making arrangements to visit Deir el Belah War Cemetery. Correspondence regarding next of kin's wish to place a wreath in a cemetery or section containing a majority of Canadian graves. Further correspondence regarding visit to Deir el Belah War Cemetery by General Crerar (brother of Second Lieutenant Crerar).
Content NoteIncludes: Copy letter from C.B. Fuller to F. Higginson regarding suggestion from next of kin that Second Lieutenant Crerar should be buried in a Canadian cemetery or Canadian section, dated 22 February 1954.
Date21/1/1954 - 12/3/1954
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
Cemetery_NameDEIR EL BELAH WAR CEMETERY
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