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Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/321
File NumberCCM83616
TitleOfficer's Cook 2nd Class ARTHUR LAFFERTY COLLINGS - PLYMOUTH (WESTON MILL) CEMETERY - Royal Navy
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DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Officer’s Cook 2nd Class Arthur Lafferty Collings in Plymouth (Weston Mill) Cemetery, UK. Main topics include: enquiry from next of kin as to why Officer’s Cook 2nd Class Collings was not commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial; correspondence regarding the proposed erection of a Commission headstone on the grave of Officer’s Cook 2nd Class Collings; correspondence with next of kin permitting the erection of a Commission headstone.
Content NoteIncludes: Handwritten letter from Mrs. N.W. Collings, widow of the casualty, to the IWGC enquiring why Officer’s Cook 2nd Class Collings was not commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial, dated 26 February 1954; letter from F. Tyrrell, IWGC Secretary, to Mrs. N.E. Collings explaining that Officer’s Cook 2nd Class Collings was not commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial because he had a known grave and was buried in Plymouth (Weston Mill) Cemetery, dated 3 March 1954; letter from A.R.C. Prentis to Mrs. N.E. Collings requesting permission to erect a Commission headstone over the unmarked grave of Officer’s Cook 2nd Class Collings, which had been previously marked by a private memorial, dated 1 December 1959; handwritten letter from Mrs. N.E. Collings to the IWGC agreeing to the erection of a Commission headstone and providing a personal inscription, dated 7 December 1959.
Date26/2/1954 - 5/1/1960
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
CategoryEfiles
Cemetery_NamePLYMOUTH (WESTON MILL) CEMETERY
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