Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/347
File NumberCCM88995
TitleSergeant J. A. THOMPSON - BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY - Canadian Infantry

CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_347 (CCM88995).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Serjeant J.A. Thompson in Bethune Town Cemetery, France. Main topics include: correspondence regarding the proposed replacement of the private memorials marking the graves of Serjeant Thompson and two other soldiers with Commission headstones.
Content NoteIncludes: Letter from F. Tyrrell, IWGC Secretary, to Major C.G. Arthur, Overseas Representative, Department of Pensions and National Health, requesting the names and addresses of the next of kin of Serjeant Thompson, Private M. Alek, and Serjeant E.C. Coy, for the purpose of obtaining permission to replace the private memorials marking their graves, which had been erected at the time by the 15th Canadian Battalion and fallen into an unsightly condition, with Commission headstones, dated 23 April 1940; letter from C.G. Arthur to the IWGC Secretary stating that the next of kin would have no objection to the erection of the headstones and that the Commission could proceed with the necessary arrangements, dated 25 April 1940.
Date26/1/1925 - 1/11/1940
Extent1 file
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