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Surgeon EDWIN JOHN GOSTWYCK SARGENT - KIRKEE 1914-1918 MEMORIAL - Royal Navy
File of correspondence concerning the exhumation of the remains of Surgeon Edwin John Gostwyck Sargent from Bombay (Sewri) Cemetery, India and reburial in Kirkee War Cemetery. Main topics include: correspondence with the next-of-kin explaining the reasons for the removal of all burials in the Bombay cemetery; addressing their enquiry about the possible re-erection of the private memorial at Kirkee and subsequent confirmation that the re-interment has been completed.
Includes: typed letter to the next-of-kin explaining why it is necessary for the Commission to exhume all 629 1st world war burials from Bombay (Sewri) Cemetery including the remains of Surgeon Edwin John Gostwyck Sargent to be reburied in a collective grave in Kirkee War Cemetery with permanent commemoration of their names on new memorial pylons; typed reply from his mother enquiring about the possibility of the private memorial being re-erected at Kirkee following re-interment, typed reply explaining why this would not be possible and subsequent confirmation that the re-interment has been completed.
9/1/1961 - 2/4/1962
KIRKEE 1914-1918 MEMORIAL
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