Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/388
File NumberCCM95995
TitleSecond Lieutenant ALEXANDER BELL DUNCAN - TEHRAN WAR CEMETERY - 28th Indian Light Cavalry

CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_388 (CCM95995).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Second Lieutenant Alexander Bell Duncan in Tehran War Cemetery, Iran. Main topics include: correspondence with next of kin regarding the proposed commemoration of Second Lieutenant Duncan on the Reshire Memorial; correspondence regarding the proposed erection of a Kipling Memorial in Naibund British Cemetery in commemoration of Second Lieutenant Duncan.
Content NoteIncludes: Letter from B.L., for the IWGC Principal Assistant Secretary, to W.O. Duncan, brother of the casualty, stating that Second Lieutenant Duncan’s grave could not be identified and he was to be commemorated on the Reshire Memorial instead, and that the completed Headstone Inscription and Cemetery Register Forms would be converted into a Memorial Register Form, dated 11 May 1928; letter from the IWGC Director of Records to the Assistant Secretary, Finance, explaining that Second Lieutenant Duncan’s grave had been identified and could have been concentrated to Naibund British Cemetery, and that a Kipling Memorial be erected stating that he was buried in Kwash Burial Ground, dated 18 May 1933.
Date11/5/1928 - 10/7/1935
Extent1 file
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