Record

Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/569
File NumberCCM101924
TitlePrivate WILLIAM HENRY TORRINGTON - BARRY (MERTHYR DYFAN) BURIAL GROUND - Canadian Machine Gun Corps
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DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Private William Henry Torrington in Barry (Merthyr Dyfan) Burial Ground, UK. Main topics include: correspondence with next of kin regarding request to replace the Commission headstone marking Private Torrington’s grave with a private memorial.
Content NoteIncludes: Letter from J. Clements Colley, Town Clerk, Borough of Barry, to the CWGC Secretary regarding a request from E.J. Leck, nephew of the casualty, to replace the Commission headstone marking Private Torrington’s grave with a private memorial commemorating his mother, who was also buried in the grave, dated 5 January 1961; letter from A.R.C. Prentis, for the CWGC Director-General, to the Town Clerk, Borough of Barry, permitting the erection of a private memorial and requesting that Private Torrington’s service particulars be included in the inscription, dated 13 January 1961.
Date5/1/1961 - 13/1/1961
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
CategoryEfiles
Cemetery_NameBARRY (MERTHYR DYFAN) BURIAL GROUND
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