Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/249
File NumberCCM68537
TitleLieutenant HERLIHY - GRANGEGORMAN MEMORIAL - Royal Air Force

CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_249 (CCM68537).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence regarding the grave of Lieutenant P. J. Herlihy in Skibbereen Chapel Graveyard, County Cork, Republic of Ireland and his subsequent commemoration on the Grangegorman Memorial. Topics include: attempts to contact the next-of-kin to ascertain how they would wish for his grave to be marked, and subsequent proposal for his name to be included on the Grangegorman Memorial.
Content NoteIncludes: typed copy of letters to the casualty's family enquiring if they would wish for the miltary authorities to erect a temporary marker on his grave, handwritten letter from Mr D. C. Herlihy declining this and suggesting the relatives would erect a PPM; later unsuccessful attempts to contact the family drawing attention to the grave still being unmarked offering a Commission headstone; and subsequent proposal for his alternative commemoration on the Grangegorman Memorial.
Date28/10/1919 - 13/5/1965
Extent1 file
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