Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/516
File NumberCCM101686
TitleLance Sergeant WILLIAM RICHARD BULL - TWELVE TREE COPSE CEMETERY - Royal Marine Light Infantry

CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_516 (CCM101686).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Lance Sergeant William Richard Bull in Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Turkey. Main topics include: correspondence from next of kin regarding request for photographs and information about the Dardanelles Campaign and enquiry as to whether the Commission arranged visits to Gallipoli; enquiry from next of kin regarding the replacement of the Bronze Plaque awarded to the next of kin of soldiers who died during the First World War.
Content NoteIncludes: Copy letter from Miss Alice E. Bull, daughter of the casualty, to the IWGC enquiring whether the Commission arranged visits to Gallipoli, and if any photographs or literature pertaining to Royal Marines killed in action at the Dardanelles was available, dated 14 May 1957; letter from A.R.C. Prentis to Miss A.E. Bull advising her to contact the British Legion regarding a visit to Gallipoli, as the Commission did not arrange such visits, and explaining that the Commission published an Introduction to the Helles Memorial Register, which contained a short account of the Dardanelles Campaign and list of the Regiments involved, dated 24 May 1957; copy letter from Miss A.E. Bull to The Honours and Awards Department, Royal Navy, requesting the replacement of the “Bronze Plaque” awarded to the next of kin of First World War dead, which had been destroyed during the Plymouth blitz, dated 14 May 1957.
Date14/5/1957 - 14/6/1957
Extent1 file
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