Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/469
File NumberCCM101480
TitleLieutenant JOHN F. H. PRITCHARD - TEHRAN WAR CEMETERY - South Persia Rifles

CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_469 (CCM101480).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Lieutenant John F.H. Pritchard in Tehran War Cemetery, Iran. Main topics include: correspondence detailing the circumstances surrounding the death of Lieutenant Pritchard; request from next of kin for information about Lieutenant Pritchard’s grave; correspondence between the Commission, British Red Cross Society, and Foreign Office regarding the location of Lieutenant Pritchard’s grave.
Content NoteIncludes: Copy letter from Edward G.P. Hutton, Acting British Vice-Consul, to Miss Pritchard, sister of the casualty, recollecting the days leading up to Lieutenant Pritchard’s death, dated 27 March 1919; copy of extract from “The Tablet” detailing the death of Lieutenant Pritchard, who was killed by robbers whilst serving in Persia, dated 15 September 1917; copy letter from Mrs. Seager, on behalf of Mrs. Kathleen Blackwood, sister of the casualty, to D.A. Logan, Foreign Office, regarding request for information about the grave of Lieutenant Pritchard, dated 9 April 1952; letter from F. Tyrrell, IWGC Secretary, to Lady Oliver, British Red Cross Society (BRCS), requesting details of Lieutenant Pritchard’s death and whether he was serving under the St. John Ambulance Corps at the time of his death, dated 14 May 1952; letter from the Director of Education, BRCS, to the IWGC Secretary stating that Lieutenant Pritchard was serving with the BRCS and Order of St. John, and that his grave was therefore under the care of the Commission, dated 16 May 1952; letter from C.G. Kemball, Foreign Office, to O. Holt, IWGC, stating that Lieutenant Pritchard’s grave was likely located in Hamadan Military Cemetery, dated 10 June 1952.
Date27/3/1919 - 10/6/1952
Extent1 file
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