Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/74
File NumberCCM24336
TitleSergeant BELL - HOUYET CHURCHYARD - Canadian Infantry

CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_74 (CCM24336).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence regarding the grave of Serjeant Bell in Houyet Churchyard, Belgium. The correspondence relates to an enquiry from Serjeant Bell's son, seeking permission to inter his mother's ashes in the grave of her husband.
Content NoteIncludes: Enquiry form from Serjeant Bell's son, Wing Commander W K Bell, seeking permission to scatter or inter his mother's ashes at the grave of her husband, 19 August 1957; reply from 'M A N C', Assistant Secretary (External Relations), explaining that it had been necessary to contact the local authorities, 2 September 1957; letter from the Regional Director, North West European District, stating that the Burgomaster of Houyet had granted permission for the interment, 6 September 1957; letter from 'M A N C' to Wing Commander Bell, informing him that the Burgomaster had authorised the burial of Mrs Bell's ashes, and reminding him that any publicity should be avoided, 10 September 1957.
Date19/8/1957 - 14/1/1958
Extent1 file
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