Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/574
File NumberCCM101953
TitlePrivate CHARLES ROBERT HAMILTON - THIEPVAL MEMORIAL - Royal Marine Light Infantry

CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_574 (CCM101953).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence regarding Private Charles Robert Hamilton who is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, France. Main topics include: request from next of kin for the location of Private Hamilton’s grave; request from next of kin for information concerning the death of Private Hamilton.
Content NoteIncludes: Handwritten letter from Mrs. A.C. Kelloway, daughter of the casualty, to the CWGC requesting information about the burial location of Private Hamilton and instructions to visit the site, dated 2 March 1961; letter from M. Campbell, CWGC Director-General, to Mrs. A.C. Kelloway stating that Private Hamilton was commemorated on Face A of Pier No. 1 on the Thiepval Memorial, dated 6 March 1961; handwritten letter from Mrs. A.C. Kelloway to the CWGC enquiring whether the Commission possessed any further details of Private Hamilton’s death, dated 15 April 1961; letter from M. Campbell to Mrs. A.C. Kelloway stating that Private Hamilton’s unit, the 2nd Marine Battalion, occupied a position astride the road leading from Baillescourt Farm to Puisieux, and that he was likely killed somewhere between a point north of the farm and the farm itself, dated 26 April 1961.
Date2/3/1961 - 26/4/1961
Extent1 file
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