Record

Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/269
File NumberCCM73405
TitleLieutenant GEORGE MASTERMAN THOMPSON - WAHALA CEMETERY - Royal Scots
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DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Lieutenant George Masterman Thompson in Wahala Cemetery, Togo. Main topics include: internal correspondence enquiring whether a Commission headstone was erected over the grave of Lieutenant Thompson; correspondence regarding the commemoration of Lieutenant Thompson on the Kumasi Memorial and that his grave was marked by a concrete stone in Wahala Cemetery.
Content NoteIncludes: Internal note enquiring whether a headstone was erected over the grave of Lieutenant Thompson, dated 24 October 1965; file note for WG 243/6 explaining that Lieutenant Thompson, thought to be the first British officer killed in the First World War, was commemorated on the Kumasi Memorial and that his grave was marked by a concrete stone believed to be maintained by a French resident at Atakpame, dated 20 November 1956.
Date22/10/1956 - 18/12/1956
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
CategoryEfiles
Cemetery_NameWAHALA CEMETERY
ArchNoteOriginal file destoryed.
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