Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/470
File NumberCCM101486
TitleThird Engineer Officer WILLIAM McDOWELL - TYNEMOUTH (PRESTON) CEMETERY - Mercantile Marine Reserve

CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_470 (CCM101486).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Third Engineer Officer William McDowell in Tynemouth (Preston) Cemetery, UK. Main topics include: correspondence from next of kin regarding the neglected condition and unmarked grave of Third Engineer Officer McDowell; correspondence regarding arrangements for the erection of a Commission headstone.
Content NoteIncludes: Handwritten letter from John McDowell, brother of the casualty, to the IWGC regarding the neglected condition of Third Engineer Officer McDowell’s grave and request that it be put in good order, dated 11 August 1952; letter from F. Tyrrell, IWGC Secretary, to John McDowell stating that the location of Third Engineer Officer McDowell’s grave was confirmed and that arrangements would be made to mark the grave with a Commission headstone, dated 5 September 1952.
Date11/8/1952 - 28/11/1952
Extent1 file
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