Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/254
File NumberCCM70623
TitleLieutenant Colonel IAN GRAHAM HOGG - HARAMONT COMMUNAL CEMETERY - 4th (Queen's Own) Hussars

CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_254 (CCM70623).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Lieutenant Colonel Ian Graham Hogg DSO in Haramont Communal Cemetery, Villers-Cotterets, France. Early correspondence concerns the granting of a perpetual concession for the grave in 1914 and its marking by a private memorial by the brother of the casualty, Douglas McGarel Hogg KC (First Viscount Hailsham). Correspondence dated 1932 between Lord Hailsham and Sir Fabian Ware regarding the maintenance of Lieutenant Colonel Hogg's grave and agreement that the Commission would ensure the grave would not be disturbed when French military graves were exhumed from the cemetery in December 1932. Correspondence in 1971 with Sir John Hogg regarding the maintenance of his uncle's grave.
Content NoteIncludes: Small black and white photographic print showing Lieutenant Colonel Hogg's grave, dated 1932; Cemetery plan for Guards' Grave, Villers-Cotterets, drawn by F.G. Grinham, dated 22 March 1950; Statement of information recording developments in the case of Lieutenant Colonel Hogg between 2 September 1914 and 1948, dated 1 October 1971. 10 black and white photographic prints showing Haramont Communal Cemetery and Lieutenant Colonel Hogg's private memorial taken by the Regional Director in October 1971. Copy letter from Regional DIrector for Northern Region explaining a gift of money to the village was made in 1914 for the maintenance of the grave and for a scholarship in respect of village schoolchildren and possible courses of action for the future exhumation/continued maintenance of the grave, with enclosed photographs and plan, dated 7 October 1971.
Date3/8/1921 - 4/4/1972
Extent1 file
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