Record

Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/166
File NumberCCM58479
TitlePrivate A PEARSON - NEWPORT (ST. WOOLLOS) CEMETERY - Royal Army Medical Corps
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DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Private Pearson in Newport (St. Woollos) Cemetery, UK. Main topics include: enquiry from next of kin regarding alterations to Private Pearson’s grave and request to have the grave be returned to its previous condition; internal correspondence regarding arrangements to re-mound and re-turf the grave; correspondence with next of kin regarding the completion of works to restore the original condition of Private Pearson’s grave.
Content NoteIncludes: Handwritten letter from Mrs. A.M. Williams (late Pearson), widow of the casualty, to the IWGC regarding the levelling of Private Pearson’s grave without her knowledge or consent, and request that the Commission re-turf the grave, dated 1 April 1950; letter from the IWGC Inspector, Western Region, to the Chief Administrative Officer, UK District, reporting that Private Pearson’s grave was not among the 32 graves designated for levelling and turfing with flower borders, and because his was a private grave in which the relatives were still interested, arrangements would be made with the Cemetery Superintendent to restore the mound and re-turf the edges, dated 13 April 1950; letter from F. Tyrrell, IWGC Secretary, to Mrs. M.A. Williams informing her that the re-mounding of Private Pearson’s grave was completed, dated 10 May 1950.
Date1/4/1950 - 30/5/1950
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
CategoryEfiles
Cemetery_NameNEWPORT (ST. WOOLLOS) CEMETERY
ArchNoteOriginal file destroyed.
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