Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/10
File NumberCCM2304
TitleLieutenant FREDERICK WILLIAM SPROTT - AMARA WAR CEMETERY - Indian Army Reserve of Officers

CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_10 (CCM2304).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Lieutenant Frederick William Sprott in Amara War Cemetery, Iraq. Main topics include: Correspondence with next of kin regarding erection of marble private memorial over the grave and their decision for this marker to remain over the grave; Correspondence with next of kin regarding maintenance of the private memorial.
Content NoteIncludes: Handwritten letter from Sprott's father Sir Frederick Sprott enquiring whether the private memorial he had sent out to be placed on his son's grave had arrived in Mesopotamia safely, dated 25 August 1918; Sketch of marble cross and kerb private memorial erected over Sprott's grave with text of inscription, undated; Handwritten letter from Sir Frederick Sprott confirming his wish for the private memorial to remain over his son's grave, 19 January 1925.
Date9/7/1918 - 23/3/1925
Extent1 file
ArchNoteRepackaged by Michael Greet (Archive Assistant) on 07/10/2019.
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