Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/1/234
File NumberAA60492
TitlePrivate CLAUDE STANLEY DART - YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL - Australian Machine Gun Corps

CWGC_8_1_4_1_1_234 (AA60492).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence regarding Private Claude Stanley Dart, commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial to the Missing, Belgium. Main topic concerns enquiry from the casualty's cousin about the location of the grave with response explaining Private Dart's grave was never located and so he was commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.
Content NoteIncludes: Letter addressed to the Commission's Canadian Agency from George J Dicker, cousin of Private Dart, explaining he had promised Private Dart's mother he would visit Dart's grave and requesting information about the location, dated 12 October 1954. Internal note explaining that Private Dart was killed on 4 October 1917 whilst with the 3rd Australian Division at the Battle of Broodseinde Ridge, with a sketch map showing the positions of the 1st and 2nd Australian Corps advancing towards the ridge from Ypres.
Date12/10/1954 - 25/10/1954
Extent1 file
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