Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/1/229
File NumberAA60460
TitlePrivate JOHN BARTLETT (Served as BARKELL) - PADDINGTON CEMETERY - Australian Infantry, A.I.F.

CWGC_8_1_4_1_1_229 (AA60460).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence regarding the grave of Private John Bartlett (served as Barkell) in Paddington Cemetery, United Kingdom. Main topic concerns next of kin's enquiry concerning the absence of a Commission headstone over the grave of Private Bartlett, with further correspondence confirming that Private Bartlett was originally buried in a non private grave; Grave 11231, 3.E, and was later moved in 1919 to a private grave; Grave No. 15207, 2.F.
Content NoteIncludes: Letter signed by Mrs Kate Wade, only surviving sister of Private Bartlett, noting that he died of wounds received during the Dardanelles operations in Tidworth Military Hospital and was buried in Paddington Cemetery, going on to enquire why there was no Commission headstone over the grave, dated 16 January 1954. Handwritten letter from kate Wade expressing appreciation for the Commission's help and explaining she was the last surviving member of the family and that her brother had only one eye and so changed his name to enlist in the Australian forces, dated 2 February 1954.
Date16/1/1954 - 2/2/1954
Extent1 file
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