Record

Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/123
File NumberCCM39667
TitlePrivate HERBERT IVAN BABBAGE - CARDIFF (CATHAYS) CEMETERY - Royal Defence Corps
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DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Private Herbert Ivan Babbage in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery, UK. Main topics include: the proposed lowering of the full-length memorial slab marking the grave of Private Babbage as part of the Commission’s efforts to improve the appearance of the war plot in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.
Content NoteIncludes: Copy letter from J.A. Fox, Superintendent and Registrar, Cemeteries and Crematorium Department, City of Cardiff, to Major P.T. Thomas, IWGC Inspector, Western Region, agreeing to the removal of private kerb stones erected on the cemetery’s war plots, and suggesting that the flat stone memorial erected on the grave of Private Babbage be lowered to ground level, dated 8 November 1954; letter from F. Tyrrell, IWGC Secretary, to A.D.A. Babbage, father of the casualty, enquiring if the memorial stone erected on Private Babbage’s grave could be lowered, as the Commission could not accept responsibility for its upkeep and wished to improve the appearance of the plot of war graves in the cemetery, dated 23 November 1954; letter from the IWGC Administrative Officer, UK District, to the Inspector, Western Region, agreeing to the lowering of the memorial stone as the Commission was unable to get in contact with A.D.A. Babbage, dated 30 November 1954.
Date10/11/1954 - 30/11/1954
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
CategoryEfiles
Cemetery_NameCARDIFF (CATHAYS) CEMETERY
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