Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/1/184
File NumberAA55117
TitleCorporal E. W. SMITH - VOORMEZEELE ENCLOSURES No.1 and No.2 - Royal Garrison Artillery

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DescriptionFile of correspondence regarding the grave of Corporal E W Smith in Voormezeele Ensloures No. 1 and No. 2, Belgium. Main topics include correspondence from casualty's brother Mr E W Smith asking for details of the location of Corporal Smith's grave and later, expressing his gratitude for the details supplied by the Commission and remarking on how well kept the cemeteries were and expressing his appreciation of the Commission's work. Further notes regarding Mr Smith's request for a photograph of the cemetery whilst attending a screening of the Commission's film at Whitstable, Kent in 1961.
Content NoteIncludes: Handwritten letter from Mr E.W. Smith requesting details of the location of his brother's grave prior to his visit to the sector of the Ypres Salient where both himself and his brother served in 1915 during the war, dated 9 May 1961. Handwritten letter from E.W. Smith expressing appreciation for the details provided and noting the next of kin details must be his brother and not his father and that the regimental number must have been altered after enlistment, dated 21 May 1961. Handwritten letter from E.W. Smith expressing his gratitude for the Commission's work following his visit to his brother's grave, dated 29 June 1961. Enquiry form relating to E.W. Smith, dated 12 October 1961.
Date9/5/1961 - 20/10/1961
Extent1 file
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