Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/259
File NumberCCM71925
TitleLieutenant ARTHUR GLYNNE LEWIS - BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY - Indian Army Reserve of Officers

CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_259 (CCM71925).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence regarding the grave of Lieutenant Arthur Glynne Lewis in Baghdad (North Gate) Cemetery, Iraq.
Content NoteIncludes: Handwritten letter from Mrs Eleanor Yale, Lieutenant Lewis' sister, asking for information about the cemetery and enquiring about the possibility of erecting a headstone over the grave, 30 May 1949; letter from Frank Tyrrell, IWGC Secretary, to Mrs Yale, giving her the location of her brother's grave within the cemetery and informing her that the original headstone had been destroyed but a replacement was awaiting shipment to Iraq, 10 June 1949; handwritten letter from Mrs Yale, asking whether it would be possible to add a personal inscription to the headstone, 13 June 1949; letter from Mr Tyrrell to Mrs Yale, stating that as the headstone was already packed for shipment, it would not be possible to add an inscription, but explaining that the details she wished inscribed - the name of Lieutenant Lewis' father - were found in the cemetery register, 15 June 1949.
Date30/5/1949 - 18/6/1949
Extent1 file
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