Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/152
File NumberCCM54715
TitlePrivate JOHN TEASDALE - LANCASTER CEMETERY - Non Combatant Corps

CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_152 (CCM54715).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Private John Teasdale in Lancaster Cemetery, UK. Main topics include: correspondence regarding next of kin’s decision to erect a private memorial over the grave of Private Teasdale instead of a Commission headstone.
Content NoteIncludes: Letter from A.R.C. Prentis, IWGC Secretary, to Mr. Teasdale enquiring if the Commission was permitted to erect a headstone over the grave of Private Teasdale as the grave was left unmarked, and whether a personal inscription was desired, dated 2 September 1959; handwritten letter from Jos. Teasdale, brother of the casualty, to the IWGC Secretary declining the Commission’s offer to erect a headstone over Private Teasdale’s grave, explaining that a private memorial was preferred because he was buried in the family grave, dated 15 October 1959.
Date2/9/1959 - 20/10/1959
Extent1 file
ArchNoteOriginal file destroyed.
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