Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/161
File NumberCCM56200
TitlePrivate NORMAN - FULHAM OLD CEMETERY - Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)

CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_161 (CCM56200).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence regarding the grave of Private Norman in Fulham Old Cemetery, England. The correspondence details the replacing of a private memorial with a standard Commission headstone.
Content NoteIncludes: Handwritten letter from Mrs E Norman, Private Norman's widow, asking for a Commission headstone to replace the private memorial on the grave as she could not afford the upkeep, 6 April 1950; letter from the Assistant Inspector, South East Region, to the Chief Administrative Officer, UK District, stating that a Commission headstone could indeed be provided and the Superintendent was prepared to maintain it in the same way as the other war graves in the cemetery, 27 April 1950; handwritten letter from Mrs Norman, thanking the Commission for their kindness and submitting a personal inscription for the new headstone, undated and received by the IWGC on 23 May 1950; note from D G Ginger with the information that, owing to difficulties in obtaining blank slabs, the contractors had fallen behind and no estimated delivery date for the headstone could be given, 8 January 1951.
Date6/4/1950 - 17/4/1951
Extent1 file
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