Record

Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/607
File NumberCCM102062
TitlePainter 1st Class ALLAN SCOTT BENOKE - ILFRACOMBE (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD - Royal Navy
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DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Painter 1st Class Allan Scott Benoke in Ilfracombe (Holy Trinity) Churchyard, UK. Main topics include: correspondence regarding the proposed erection of a Commission headstone over Painter Benoke’s grave; correspondence regarding the planned closure of the cemetery, and subsequent levelling and removal of all existing memorials; correspondence regarding the decision not to erect a Commission headstone over the grave.
Content NoteIncludes: Letter from the Regional Director, UK Region, to the Director-General, Director of External Relations and Records (DERR), reporting that the grave of Painter Benoke was unmarked, dated 19 September 1963; letter from the DERR to the Regional Director, UK Region, stating that the Commission were unable to contact the next of kin and to arrange for the erection of a Commission headstone, dated 7 October 1963; letter from the Regional Director, UK Region, to the Director-General, DERR, reporting that the Parochial Church Council intended to close the churchyard, which involved the removal of all existing memorials and levelling of all graves, dated 9 December 1963; letter from the DERR to the Regional Director, UK Region, cancelling the erection of a headstone over Painter Benoke’s grave, dated 12 December 1963.
Date19/9/1963 - 13/12/1963
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
CategoryEfiles
Cemetery_NameILFRACOMBE (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD
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