Record

Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/424
File NumberCCM100854
TitleLieutenant HUGH BABINGTON - CHELSHAM (ST. LEONARD) CHURCHYARD - Royal Navy
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DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Lieut. H. Babington in Chelsham (St. Leonard) Churchyard, UK. Main topics include: correspondence with Mr C. H. Babington the casualty's father who had expressed dissatisfaction with the private memorial his daughter-in-law had erected over his son's grave and her refusal to replace it with a Commission headstone; arrangements for a headstone on repayment to be produced and placed in Mr. Babington's local church of St. Conan's, Washaway, Egloshayle, Cornwall with an appropriate superscription referring to his burial at Chelsham.
Content NoteIncludes: letters and notes of correspondence with Mr C. H. Babington the casualty's father who had expressed dissatisfaction with the private memorial his daughter-in-law had erected over his son's grave and her refusal to replace it with a Commission headstone; arrangements for a headstone on repayment to be produced and placed in Mr. Babington's local church of St. Conan's, Washaway, Egloshayle, Cornwall with an appropriate superscription referring to his burial at Chelsham; costings for same and a layout drawing of the headstone and its proposed inscription.
Date31/1/1936 - 22/6/1940
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
CategoryEfiles
Cemetery_NameCHELSHAM (ST. LEONARD) CHURCHYARD
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