Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/1/239
File NumberAA60529
TitleLance Corporal FRANK NEWBERY - CEMENT HOUSE CEMETERY - Australian Infantry, A.I.F.

CWGC_8_1_4_1_1_239 (AA60529).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning Lance Corporal Frank Newbery who was previously commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial until his body was discovered and identified through his identity disc later and Newbery was buried in Cement House Cemetery, Belgium. Main topic concerns the discovery and identification of Lance Corporal Newbery's remains and correspondence to the next of kin to confirm the choice of religious symbol and personal inscription to appear on the headstone.
Content NoteIncludes: Copy of note referring to EF/X/31168 explaining that identification of Lance Corporal Newbery was established by identity disc and that records showed he was involved with the attack on Broodseinde Ridge on 4 October 1917 and reference to EF/X/31202 confirming identity of Private Victor Leo Hepworth was established by identity disc and shoulder title having been found 200 yards south-west of Zonnebeke, undated. Copy letter from Frank Tyrrell to Charles H. Newbery, the next of kin of Lance Corporal Newbery, informing him that Lace Newbery's body had been discovered at a site near Broodseinde Ridge and identified, and requesting for the return of the final verification form from Mr Newbery, dated 29 August 1955.
Date8/8/1955 - 29/9/1955
Extent1 file
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