Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/1/198
File NumberAA59841(NC)
Title3rd Class Master Gunner WILLIAM ROUSE - CHURCHAM CHURCHYARD - Royal Garrison Artillery

CWGC_8_1_4_1_1_198 (AA59841).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning 3rd Class Master Gunner William Rouse in Churcham Churchyard, Gloucester, United Kingdom. Main topic concerns the next of kin's request for a Commission headstone over the grave referring to the example of the late Earl Haig receiving one with response from the Commission refusing this on the basis that Gunner Rouse's grave was not a war grave and that the case of Earl Haig had been an exception due to his position as the Commander in Chief.
Content NoteIncludes: Handwritten letter from Ms Margaret Rouse, the widow of 3rd Class Master Gunner Rouse, requesting to erect a Commission pattern headstone over her husband's grave, who had died in Gloucester Royal Infirmary in November 1932, referring to the case of the late Earl Haig who received a Commission headstone, dated 28 July 1933.
Date28/7/1933 - 4/8/1933
Extent1 file
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