Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/547
File NumberCCM101810
TitlePrivate JOHN WATSON PRATT - SOUTH SHIELDS (HARTON) CEMETERY - Canadian Army Medical Corps

CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_547 (CCM101810).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Private John Watson Pratt in South Shields (Harton) Cemetery, UK. Main topics include: correspondence regarding the proposed erection of a Commission headstone over the unmarked grave of Private Pratt; correspondence from next of kin agreeing to the erection of a Commission headstone.
Content NoteIncludes: Copy letter from G.W. Rattay, Cemeteries Superintendent, South Shields Corporation, to the IWGC Area Superintendent reporting that Private Pratt’s grave was unmarked, dated 1 December 1959; letter from A.R.C. Prentis, for the IWGC Director-General, to J.W. Pratt, father of the casualty, enquiring whether the Commission was permitted to erect a standard headstone over the unmarked grave of Private Pratt, dated 12 January 1960; handwritten letter from F. Watson Pratt, brother of the casualty, to the IWGC agreeing to the erection of a Commission headstone, and requesting that only his service particulars be engraved on the stone, dated 22 January 1960.
Date1/12/1959 - 15/8/1961
Extent1 file
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