Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/311
File NumberCCM82519
TitlePrivate W. J. BELLASIS - DAR ES SALAAM WAR CEMETERY - East African Mounted Rifles

CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_311 (CCM82519).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Private W.J. Bellasis in Dar es Salaam War Cemetery, Tanzania. Main topics include: correspondence from next of kin regarding concerns over the future safety of Longido Cemetery and the private memorial marking Private Bellasis’s grave, which had already suffered damage.
Content NoteIncludes: Report on interview between R. Bellasis, brother of the casualty, and M. Campbell, CWGC Director-General, stating that the private memorial bearing the names of nine burials in Longido Cemetery had been damaged beyond repair, likely due to the development of an Indian village near the site, 20 September 1961; letter from M. Campbell to R. Bellasis stating that the Tanganyika Government reported that Longido Cemetery was in good condition and not liable to future damage, and that the Commission could not assist with the repair of the private memorial marking Private Bellasis’s grave, dated 27 November 1961.
Date15/9/1961 - 8/12/1961
Extent1 file
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