Record

Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/163
File NumberCCM57813
TitleSerjeant ARTHUR JOHN JOYCE - WANDSWORTH (EARLSFIELD) CEMETERY - Royal Flying Corps
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DescriptionFile of correspondence regarding the grave of Sergeant Arthur Joyce in Wandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemetery, England. The correspondence deals with an enquiry from the Royal Air Forces Association concerning a memorial to Sergeant Joyce, who is believed to be one of the first British airmen to be killed on home soil in the First World War.
Content NoteIncludes: Letter from L C Johnson, Deputy General Secretary of the Royal Air Forces Association, to the Air Ministry, forwarded to the Commission, describing plans to renovate a memorial to Sergeant Joyce, 23 October 1957; letter from the Air Ministry to the Commission, asking whether the Commission had objections to the planned renovation, 1 January 1958; letter from A R C Prentis, IWGC Secretary, to the Under Secretary of State of the Air Ministry, with the information that the memorial was not a Commission one and therefore there were no objections, but pointing out some inconsistencies in the details associated with the casualty, 7 January 1958.
Date23/10/1957 - 7/1/1958
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
CategoryEfiles
Cemetery_NameWANDSWORTH (EARLSFIELD) CEMETERY
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