Record

Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/186
File NumberCCM61318
TitleDriver GEORGE HENRY THOMSON - FORNCETT ST. PETER (SS. PETER AND PAUL) CHURCHYARD - Army Service Corps
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DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Driver George Henry Thomson in Forncett St. Peter (SS. Peter and Paul) Churchyard, UK. Main topics include: correspondence from next of kin regarding the neglected condition of Driver Thomson’s grave; correspondence with Rector of Forncett regarding arrangements for the maintenance of the grave.
Content NoteIncludes: Handwritten letter from Mrs. M. Moore, widow of the casualty, to the IWGC regarding the neglected condition of Driver Thomson’s grave and church Sexton who stated that he had not been paid to maintain the grave for three years, dated 22 March 1961; copy letter from Charles H. Arnold, Rector of Forncett, to the IWGC explaining that the issue of war graves was discussed at the Annual Church meeting and that the grave would henceforth receive the appropriate attention, dated 10 April 1961; letter from the IWGC Regional Director to the Director General, Director of External Relations and Records, reporting that the grave of Driver Thomson was found to be in satisfactory condition, dated 28 November 1962.
Date22/3/1961 - 3/12/1962
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
CategoryEfiles
Cemetery_NameFORNCETT ST. PETER (SS. PETER AND PAUL) CHURCHYARD
ArchNoteOriginal file destroyed.
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