Record

Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/477
File NumberCCM101527
TitleAble Seaman ALBERT EDWARD McKENZIE - CAMBERWELL OLD CEMETERY - Royal Navy
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DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Able Seaman Albert Edward McKenzie in Camberwell Old Cemetery, UK. Main topics include: correspondence with next of kin regarding the replacement of the private memorial marking Able Seaman McKenzie’s grave with a Commission headstone; correspondence regarding the addition of a personal inscription on Able Seaman McKenzie’s headstone.
Content NoteIncludes: Memo regarding the grave of Able Seaman McKenzie stating that Miss Mary McKenzie, sister of the casualty, would consider: the erection of a Commission headstone at the foot of the grave within the existing kerb; the replacement of the existing headstone, which was in poor condition, when it required replacing; or replacement of the original headstone after she was also buried in the grave, undated; copy of the particulars of Able Seaman McKenzie’s original headstone recorded by S.H. Tiakler, Surveyor, June 1931; copy letter from S.J. Harvey, Town Clerk, Borough of Camberwell, to the IWGC Secretary agreeing to the Commission’s proposal to replace the private memorial marking Able Seaman McKenzie’s grave with a standard design headstone, dated 11 November 1955; handwritten letter from Mary McKenzie to the IWGC agreeing to the erection of a Commission headstone, but requesting the retention of the kerb, which had been provided through public subscription, dated 31 July 1956; handwritten letter from Mary McKenzie to the IWGC providing the desired personal inscription for Able Seaman McKenzie’s headstone, dated 21 October 1956.
Date1/6/1931 - 12/11/1956
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
CategoryEfiles
Cemetery_NameCAMBERWELL OLD CEMETERY
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