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Sub-Lieutenant BATES - EPSOM CEMETERY - Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
File of correspondence concerning the grave of Sub/Lieut. J.T.G. Bates in Epsom Cemetery, Surrey, UK. Main topics include: exchange of letters with the casualty's next-of-kin concerning the Commission headstone to be erected on his grave and the family's choice of personal inscription to be added to it; subsequent correspondence about the delay in erecting the headstone as a result of the Commission having to await permission from the local authorities for this to be done.
Includes: the Commission's letter to the casualty's next-of-kin offering a Commission headstone to be erected on his grave inviting them to choose a personal inscription to be added to it; reply from his brother Mr F Bates confirming the family's approval for headstone to be erected, providing their choice of inscription and confirming the casualty's age; subsequent correspondence about the delay in erecting the headstone as a result of the Commission having to await permission from the local authorities for this to be done.
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