Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/193
File NumberCCM62463
TitlePrivate ALEXANDER MILLAR - GLASGOW WESTERN NECROPOLIS - Glasgow Yeomanry (Queen's Own Royal)

CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_193 (CCM62463).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence regarding the grave of Private Alexander Millar in Glasgow Western Necropolis, Scotland.
Content NoteIncludes: Handwritten letter from Mrs Harriett Millar to the Directorate of Graves Registration and Enquiries, with the information that the arrangements for her husband's funeral had not been made by her [presumably instead by the military authorities], 31 March 1920; letter from the IWGC Secretary to Mrs Millar, asking whether she desired a cross or religious emblem to be engraved on the headstone, as the form returned by her had not been clear, 2 June 1933; handwritten letter from Mrs Millar to the Secretary, stating that she did not wish for a cross to be engraved, 19 June 1933; handwritten letter from Miss Mabel Millar, the casualty's daughter, explaining that her mother had died, and seeking permission to add an inscription to her mother's memory on the Commission headstone, 5 May 1941; letter from F Tyrrell, IWGC Secretary, giving consent to the additional inscription and enclosing a copy of the Commission standard alphabet for the use of the stonemason, 13 June 1941.
Date15/1/1920 - 10/10/1951
Extent1 file
ArchNoteRepackaged by Jenny Turner (Trainee Archivist), 7 November 2019
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