Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/125
File NumberCCM39941
TitleSecond Lieutenant MATTHEW CHARLES MORTON - RIPON CEMETERY - Royal Air Force

CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_125 (CCM39941).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence regarding the grave of Second Lieutenant Matthew Charles Morton in Ripon Cemetery, England.
Content NoteIncludes: Typed letter from H A Green on behalf of H A Green & Sons, Monumental and General Masons, to the IWGC, with the information that Mrs Mary Jane Morton, Second Lieutenant Morton's mother, had recently been buried in the same grave, an interment during which it had been necessary to move the Commission headstone, and that they were seeking permission to clean it before it was replaced, 7 October 1954; reply from F Tyrrell, IWGC Secretary, informing Mr Green that the Commission did not object to the headstone being cleaned but would not allow the lettering to be enamelled black, and reminding him that the Commission had its own works teams who carried out maintenance on a regular basis, 13 October 1954.
Date7/10/1954 - 13/10/1954
Extent1 file
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