Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/466
File NumberCCM101472
TitleStoker 1st Class NESTOR J. WAREING - BOOTLE CEMETERY - Royal Navy

CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_466 (CCM101472).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Stoker 1st Class Nestor J. Wareing in Bootle Cemetery, UK. Main topics include: correspondence from next of kin regarding request to improve the neglected condition of Stoker Wareing’s grave; correspondence concerning discrepancies with the location of Stoker Wareing’s grave; internal correspondence concerning the commemoration of Stoker Wareing’s on the Plymouth Memorial and amendments to the Registers following the discovery of his grave.
Content NoteIncludes: Handwritten letter from Mrs. Mary Kinsella, sister of the casualty, to the IWGC enquiring whether the Commission could improve the neglected condition of Stoker Wareing’s grave, dated 24 March 1952; handwritten letter from Mrs. Mary Kinsella to the IWGC explaining that she could no longer afford to maintain the private memorial marking Stoker Wareing’s grave, dated 23 May 1952; letter from P.A. Turner, for Regional Inspector, Northern UK District, to the Chief Records Officer, UUK District, explaining that Stoker Wareing was originally buried in grave 247, section 1 R.C. and later transferred to private grave 209, which was marked by a private memorial, dated 26 July 1952; internal note from M. Campbell stating that two slips were placed in the Registers showing that although Stoker Wareing was commemorated on the Plymouth Memorial, his grave had been discovered in Bootle Cemetery, dated 14 August 1952.
Date24/3/1952 - 14/8/1952
Extent1 file
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