Record

Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/531
File NumberCCM101745
TitleLance Corporal SQUIRE PARKES - SPOILBANK CEMETERY - Army Service Corps
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CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_531 (CCM101748).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Lance Corporal Squire Parkes in Spoilbank Cemetery, Belgium. Main topics include: correspondence from next of kin regarding enquiry about the name of the cemetery in which Lance Corporal Parkes was buried; correspondence with next of kin regarding the correct spelling of Lance Corporal Parkes’ surname; enquiry from next of kin regarding the provision of free transport to visit Lance Corporal Parkes’ grave.
Content NoteIncludes: Handwritten letter from Mrs. Ellen Mouvet Ogden, widow of the casualty, to RASC & ACC Records, Ore Place, requesting the name of the cemetery in which Lance Corporal Parkes was buried, dated 17 November 1958; letter from A.R.C. Prentis, for the IWGC Secretary, to Mrs. E. Mouvet Ogden stating that Lance Corporal Parkes was buried in Plot 2, Row A, Grave No. 18 in Spoilbank Cemetery, dated 25 November 1958, and enquiring about the correct spelling of his surname, dated 25 November 1958; handwritten letter from Mrs. E. Mouvet Ogden to the IWGC confirming the spelling of Lance Corporal Parkes name, and enquiring whether she had the right to receive a free ticket to visit his grave, dated 28 November 1958; letter A.R.C. Prentis to Mrs. E. Mouvet Ogden explaining that the Commission did not arrange for the provision of free transport to relatives wishing to visit war graves, dated 4 December 1958.
Date17/11/1958 - 18/12/1958
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
CategoryEfiles
Cemetery_NameSPOILBANK CEMETERY
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