Record

Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/589
File NumberCCM101997
TitleSergeant RICHARD NIXON - CAMBRIDGE (MILL ROAD) CEMETERY - Canadian Infantry
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CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_589 (CCM101997).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Sergeant Richard Nixon in Cambridge (Mill Road) Cemetery, UK. Main topics include: correspondence regarding the proposed erection of a Commission headstone over the unmarked grave of Sergeant Nixon; correspondence regarding the removal of the Commission headstone, which had been erected over the incorrect grave, as Sergeant Nixon’s grave had been marked by a private memorial.
Content NoteIncludes: Copy letter from W. Yates, Regional Works Officer, for Regional Director, UK Region, to the Director-General, Director of External Relations and Records (DERR), recommending that a Commission headstone be erected over the unmarked grave of Sergeant Nixon, dated 29 November 1961; letter from A.R.C. Prentis, for the CWGC Director-General, to Mrs. M.A. Nixon, mother of the casualty, enquiring whether the Commission was permitted to erect a standard headstone over Sergeant Nixon’s grave, dated 3 January 1962; letter from the Regional Director, UK Region, to the Director-General, DER, explaining that Sergeant Nixon’s grave was marked by a private memorial, and that the Commission headstone erected in January 1964 marked a private family grave therefore and removed, dated 20 April 1966.
Date29/11/1961 - 21/4/1966
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
CategoryEfiles
Cemetery_NameCAMBRIDGE (MILL ROAD) CEMETERY
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