Record

Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/270
File NumberCCM73406
TitleLieutenant MURRAY CHAMBERLAIN GERVASE MATHEW - ALEXANDRIA (CHATBY) MILITARY AND WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY - 28th Punjabis
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DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Lieutenant Mathew in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery. Main topics include: enquiry from next of kin regarding the maintenance of Lieutenant Mathew’s grave and the Commission’s role in the upkeep of war cemeteries in Egypt more generally.
Content NoteIncludes: Letter from Reverend F.W. Mathew, brother of the casualty, to the IWGC enquiring whether Lieutenant Mathew’s headstone, which had been erected by his fellow officers, and graves in Egypt more general were still being maintained by the Commission, dated 7 March 1957; letter from the IWGC Secretary to F. Mathew explaining that Lieutenant Mathew’s grave and all other cemeteries west of the Canal zone were being maintained by the Commission, and that there was no reason to believe that the Egyptian government would not continue to co-operate and assist with their future maintenance, dated 18 march 1957.
Date7/3/1957 - 15/4/1957
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
CategoryEfiles
Cemetery_NameALEXANDRIA (CHATBY) MILITARY AND WAR MEMORIAL CEME
ArchNoteOriginal file destoryed.
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