Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/566
File NumberCCM101899
TitleCaptain CECIL STEPHEN BIGNOLD MARTIN - KIRKEE 1914-1918 MEMORIAL - 90th Punjabis

CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_566 (CCM101899).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence regarding Captain Cecil Stephen Bignold Martin who is commemorated on the Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial, India. Main topics include: correspondence with next of kin regarding the transfer of Captain Martin’s remains from Bombay (Sewri) Cemetery to a collective grave in front of the Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial, and subsequent addition of his name to the memorial.
Content NoteIncludes: Letter from N. Dean, for the CWGC Director-General, to Mrs. M.E. Martin, widow of the casualty, explaining that due to concerns over the future maintenance of war graves in Bombay (Sewri) Cemetery, Captain Martin’s remains were to be transferred to a collective grave in front of the Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial, and his name engraved on an additional memorial pylon, dated 16 January 1961; handwritten letter from Mrs. M.E. Martin to the CWGC stating that she would write to the Bombay Christian Burial Board regarding an enquiry about the memorial originally marking Captain Martin’s grave, dated 10 January 1961; letter from A.R.C. Prentis, CWGC Director-General, to Mrs. M.E. Martin reporting that Captain Martin’s remains had been transferred to the collective grave, dated 2 April 1962.
Date9/1/1961 - 5/4/1962
Extent1 file
Cemetery_NameKIRKEE 1914-1918 MEMORIAL
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