Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/120
File NumberCCM39599
TitlePrivate YOUNG - EASBY (ST. AGATHA) CHURCHYARD - Royal Army Service Corps

CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_120 (CCM39599).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence regarding the condition of the grave of Private W C Young in Easby (St Agatha) Churchyard, England. The correspondence details the neglected state of the churchyard and the proposal to consider Private Young's grave unmaintainable and commemorate at an alternative location.
Content NoteIncludes: Typed letter from to Mr Arthur Young, the casualty's brother, explaining that the Commission wished to erect a headstone on Private Young's grave, 8 July 1960; handwritten letter from Mr Young, consenting to the plan, adding his brother's age at death, and informing the Commission he did not wish for a personal inscription to be engraved, 12 July 1960; letter from Mr Yates, signing for the Regional Director, to the Director General, explaining that although it was recommended to provide a headstone for Private Young, the churchyard was found to be in a neglected condition and it was decided to await the outcome of the county survey, 31 March 1966; letter from the Regional Director to the Director General, suggesting that they consider the grave unmaintainable and carry out alternative commemoration, 16 December 1969.
Date23/5/1960 - 29/6/1970
Extent1 file
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