Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/140
File NumberCCM53153

CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_140 (CCM53153).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence regarding Private Morris William Moss in Edmonton Cemetery, England. The correspondence details the investigation into whether or not Private Moss was eligible for a Commission headstone, following a request from his family to mark his grave as a war grave.
Content NoteIncludes: Handwritten letter from Mr S J Moss, Private Moss' son, applying for a wooden cross to be erected on the grave in Edmonton Cemetery, 14 March 1921; letter from Major Stopford, signing for the Principal Assistant Secretary, to the Secretary of the Local War Pensions Committee, Tottenham, asking if the dependants of Private Moss were receiving a pension on the grounds of death caused by active service, 5 May 1921; reply from Mr M Johnson, handwritten on reverse, stating that no record existed for Private Moss, 24 May 1921; letter from Greene [most likely Barrington S Conyngham Greene, Private Secretary to the Vice Chairman], signing for the Principal Assistant Secretary, to the Officer in Charge of Records, Royal Defence Corps, asking for information regarding the cause of death of Private Moss, 22 August 1921; handwritten letter from Mr Moss, stating that his father died of disease contracted through military service, 24 August 1921; letter from the Director General of Awards, Ministry of Pensions, to the IWGC Secretary, with the information that Private Moss died from urinary calculi haemorrhage, but this was not attributable or aggravated by war service, and as such his dependants were not eligible for a pension, 6 October 1921; note stating Private Moss' grave was not a war grave, 26 October 1921.
Date14/3/1921 - 9/12/1933
Extent1 file
ArchNoteRepackaged by Jenny Turner (Trainee Archivist), 30 October 2019
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