|Includes: Handwritten letter from Mrs. E.A. Garbutt, mother of the casualty, to the Directorate Graves Registration and Enquiries disclosing the burial location of Private Garbutt and requesting a refund for expenses relating to the erection of a private memorial on his grave, dated 25 February 1920; handwritten letter from Mrs. E.A. Garbutt to the IWGC enquiring whether arrangements for the future maintenance of Private Garbutt’s grave could be made with cemetery authorities as she moved and was no longer able to tend to the grave, dated 3 January 1931; handwritten letter from Mrs. E.A. Garbutt to the IWGC accepting the Commission’s offer to engrave and erect a standard headstone and for its maintenance thereafter, dated 14 April 1931; handwritten letter from Mrs. E.A. Garbutt to the IWGC regarding the neglected condition of Private Garbutt’s grave, which was no longer marked by the original memorial, and enquiring why a Commission headstone had not been erected and maintained the grave as promised, dated 11 January 1937; letter from the IWGC Secretary to Mrs. E.A. Garbutt explaining that because Private Garbutt was buried in a grave containing a number of other burials it was not possible to erect an individual headstone, but his name was engraved on a Screen Wall behind the Cross of Sacrifice, as was the case with other soldiers buried in similar graves, dated 21 January 1937; handwritten letter from Mrs. E.A. Garbutt to the IWGC enquiring whether the Commission could maintain the grave of Private Garbutt, dated 22 January 1937; letter from the IWGC Secretary informing Mrs. E.A. Garbutt that the Commission could not maintain the grave because the grave contained other burials, dated 28 January 1937; letter from W.K. Kinnear, Area Inspector, Eastern District, to the IWGC Director of Works regarding arrangements to replace Private Garbutt’s memorial in its original position and tidy up the grave, dated 10 April 1937.
|WOODGRANGE PARK CEMETERY, EAST HAM