Record

Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/1/222
File NumberAA60387
TitlePrivate WILLIAM CHARLES NANKERVIS - PERONNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION - Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
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DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Private William Charles Nankervis in Peronne Communal Cemetery, France. Main topic concerns a request from Miss Merle Hawkins to exhume a body from a war cemetery in France for a special purpose described as leading to perpetual peace on earth. Further correspondence received from Miss Hawkins regarding her request and the Commission's concerns for her mental health and safety and the efforts to respond and deter her from exhuming war graves.
Content NoteIncludes: Handwritten letter from Miss Merle Hawkins addressed to General Marshal Foch, dated 6 September 1951. Copy report from Legal Assistant regarding concerns over Miss Hawkins's mental health and safety and his efforts to safely deter her from trying to exhume graves in Albert, dated 26 September 1951.
Date6/9/1945 - 20/2/1953
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
Cemetery_NamePERONNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
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