Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/87
File NumberCCM26004
TitleTrooper CLOTWORTHY McMILLAN - KAJIADO CEMETERY - East African Mounted Rifles

CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_87 (CCM26004).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Trooper Clothworthy McMillan in Kajiado Cemetery, Kenya. Main topics include: Correspondence from next of kin requesting the erection of a small memorial to Trooper McMillan on the family grave at Woltemade; Correspondence from the IWGC South African Agency enquiring if Trooper McMillan’s grave was transferred to another cemetery; Correspondence confirming that Trooper McMillan’s remains were re-interred in Kajiado Cemetery.
Content NoteIncludes: Letter from H. McMillan, brother of the casualty, to the IWGC Secretary requesting the erection of a small memorial to Trooper McMillan on the family grave at Woltemade, as he was buried at the site of his death in Longido, East Africa, dated 18 February 1958; letter from the Secretary, IWGC South Afircan Agency, to the IWGC Secretary enquiring whether the remains of Trooper McMillan were exhumed and buried elsewhere or commemorated on a memorial, dated 28 February 1958; sketch drawing of the original wooden cross marking the grave, dated 28 February 1958; letter from A.R.C. Prentis, IWGC Secretary, informing the Secretary, IWGC South African Agency, that the remains of Trooper McMillan and Corporal H.W. Adams, who were killed and buried together, were re-interred in a joint grave in Kajiado Cemetery, dated 9 April 1958.
Date18/2/1958 - 21/4/1958
Extent1 file
ArchNoteTrooper C. McMillan's remains, along with those of Corporal A.H. Adams, were transferred from an isolated joint grave at Longido to Kajiado Cemetery.
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