Record

Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/603
File NumberCCM102051
TitlePrivate GEORGE LEVER - FREDRIKSTAD MILITARY CEMETERY - Royal Marine Light Infantry
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CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_603 (CCM102051).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Private George Lever in Fredrikstad Military Cemetery, Norway. Main topics include: correspondence from next of kin regarding request to inter the ashes of Private Lever’s wife in his grave; correspondence regarding arrangements for the delivery and interment of the ashes via the Consular Section of the British Embassy in Oslo.
Content NoteIncludes: Handwritten letter from Leslie King, relative of the casualty, enquiring whether the ashes of Private Lever’s wife, Mrs. B.L. Lever, could be deposited on his grave, dated 5 January 1963; letter from M. Campbell, CWGC Director-General, to Leslie King stating that the Commission did not object to the interring of Mrs. Lever’s ashes, as the scattering of ashes was not permitted in Norway, and that the Commission were unable to inter the ashes on the family’s behalf, dated 10 January 1963; letter from M. Campbell to Leslie King stating that the urn containing the ashes should be sent to the Consular Section of the British Embassy in Oslo, and that the churchyard authorities at Fredrikstad Military Cemetery would attend to the matter without payment, dated 22 March 1963.
Date5/1/1963 - 4/6/1963
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
CategoryEfiles
Cemetery_NameFREDRIKSTAD MILITARY CEMETERY
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