Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/308
File NumberCCM82399
TitleSecond Lieutenant LEONARD JOSEPH GULL - YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL - Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)

CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_308 (CCM82399).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence regarding Second Lieutenant Leonard Joseph Gull who is commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. Main topics include: correspondence regarding the proposed removal and transfer of a memorial commemorating Second Lieutenant Gull to Maple Copse Cemetery; internal correspondence reporting that Second Lieutenant Gull was commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.
Content NoteIncludes: Copy letter from Jules Callewaert, local farmer, to the IWGC Branch Office, Ypres, requesting that memorial to Second Lieutenant Gull be fenced in or removed and reinterred in the adjoining Maple Copse Cemetery in order to prevent grazing cattle from damaging the memorial, dated 27 September 1952; letter from the IWGC Legal Adviser to the IWGC Chief Administrative Officer (Legal Assistant) stating that Second Lieutenant Gull was commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial and that the land position in relation to the memorial site was likely agreed to between the next of kin and landowner, dated 6 December 1952.
Date27/9/1952 - 6/12/1952
Extent1 file
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