Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/165
File NumberCCM58221
TitlePrivate JOHN FLETCHER - MANCHESTER (GORTON) CEMETERY - Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)

CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_165 (CCM58221).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence regarding the grave of Private John Fletcher in Manchester (Gorton) Cemetery, England. The correspondence deals with the request from his sister to remove the Commission headstone from his grave and erect a family memorial.
Content NoteIncludes: Handwritten letter from Mrs S J Jones, sister of Private Fletcher, seeking permission to remove the standard Commission headstone from his grave in order to erect a family memorial to his and his parents' memory, 21 September 1959; letter from Ian Macdonald Dron, Assistant to Principal Secretarial Branch, on behalf of the Secretary, to Mrs Jones, informing her that the Commission consented but wanted to be sure that Private Fletcher would be adequately commemorated, 27 October 1959; letter from E Bothwick, Registrar of the City of Manchester Parks and Cemeteries Department, to the IWGC Secretary, informing him that the new memorial was put up and the old headstone destroyed so that it was not used for any other purpose, 1 March 1960.
Date21/9/1959 - 4/3/1960
Extent1 file
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