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Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/434
File NumberCCM101044
TitlePrivate JAMES DONNETT CAMPBELL - PAISLEY (WOODSIDE) CEMETERY - Glasgow Yeomanry (Queen's Own Royal)
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DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Private James Donnett Campbell in Paisley (Woodside) Cemetery, UK. Main topics include: correspondence from next of kin requesting permission to replace the Commission headstone with a private memorial; correspondence concerning the Commission’s attempts to contact the next of kin to enquire about the erection of a Commission headstone over the unmarked grave of Private Campbell; correspondence from next of kin agreeing to the erection of a Commission headstone.
Content NoteIncludes: Handwritten letter from Thomas Campbell, father of the casualty, to the IWGC requesting permission to replace the Commission headstone marking Private Campbell’s grave with a private memorial commemorating his wife, who was recently buried in the same grave, and Private Campbell, dated 3 May 1937; letter from the IWGC Secretary to Thomas Campbell permitting the removal of the Commission headstone marking Private Campbell’s grave, dated 20 May 1937; letter from A.R.C. Prentis to Thomas Campbell enquiring if the Commission were permitted to erect a standard headstone over the unmarked grave of Private Campbell, dated 16 March 1959; handwritten letter from Mrs. Margaret Paterson, sister of the casualty, to the IWGC consenting to the erection of a Commission headstone, and providing the desired personal inscription, dated 20 October 1959.
Date3/5/1937 - 3/11/1959
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
CategoryEfiles
Cemetery_NamePAISLEY (WOODSIDE) CEMETERY
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