Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/1/195
File NumberAA59692
TitleGunner GEORGE FAULKNER - KRANJI WAR CEMETERY - Royal Garrison Artillery

CWGC_8_1_4_1_1_195 (AA59692).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence regarding the grave of Gunner George Faulkner in Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore. Main topics include correspondence in connection with a request from Mr L.V. Farquhar to confirm the grave location at Bididari and subsequent attempts by the Commission to trace records for Gunner Faulkner, with response from the Royal Artillery Record Office at Woolwich, London, confirming Gunner Faulkner was discharged on 15 April 1919 before re-enlisting on 16 April 1919 until his death in Singapore on 28 April 1921. Further correspondence from Mr Farquhar explaining he wished to confirm through his enquiry whether Gunner Faulkner was actually George Farquhar, his brother serving under an assumed name.
Content NoteIncludes: Handwritten letter from Mr L.V. Farquhar regarding confirmation of the grave location of his brother, Gunner George Farquhar in Grave 7602 or 7603 in the French Roman Catholic portion of Bididari Christian Cemetery in Singapore, dated 18 September 1931. Tracing slip addressed to Casualty Records at Isleworth regarding Gunner Faulkner/Farquhar, undated. Copy letter from C.R. Howitt Acting Colonial Secretary, Straits Settlements, confirming Gunner Faulkner's grave in Grave 7603 and that a private stone cross memorial was erected over the grave, dated 4 December 1931. Handwritten letter from Mr L.V. Farquhar explaining that his original enquiry was due to his belief that Gunner Faulkner was actually his brother George Farquhar serving under an assumed name, dated 22 April 1932. Copy letter from the Commission in response to Mr Farquhar's letter explaining Gunner Faulkner's next of kin was listed as John Treacy (cousin) in Donnybrook, County Dublin, and who was by then deceased, dated 3 May 1932.
Date18/9/1931 - 3/5/1932
Extent1 file
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