Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/258
File NumberCCM71705
TitlePrivate ALBERT EDWARDS - BOOTLE CEMETERY - Canadian Infantry

CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_258 (CCM71705).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence regarding the marking of the grave of Private Albert Edwards of the Canadian Infantry, who is buried in Bootle Cemetery, England.
Content NoteIncludes: Handwritten letter from Mr Lee Edwards, Private Edwards' brother, enquiring about the possibility of erecting a cross over the grave, 4 August 1958; letter from A R C Prentis, IWGC Secretary, to Mr Edwards, informing him that crosses had long since been replaced with permanent headstones, but that a standard Commission headstone could replace the private memorial if he wished, 7 August 1958; handwritten letter from Mr Edwards, stating that no private memorial stood above the grave, and suggesting a personal inscription, 9 August 1958; handwritten airmail letter from Mr Edwards, with further details about his brother's date of death, burial, and age at death, 3 November 1958; letter from Mr Prentis to Mr Edwards, informing him that the headstone had now been erected, 3 November 1959; handwritten letter from Mr Edwards to Mr Prentis, thanking him for letting him know and passing on his appreciation for the headstone and the maple leaf emblem, undated, received by the IWGC on 17 November 1959.
Date4/8/1958 - 17/11/1959
Extent1 file
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