Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/89
File NumberCCM27882
TitleCaptain MURRAY LAMONT TUPPER - VIMY MEMORIAL - Canadian Infantry

CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_89 (CCM27882).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence regarding Captain Murray Lamont Tupper who is commemorated on the Vimy Memorial, France. Main topics include: correspondence from next of kin regarding the omission of Captain Tupper’s name from the memorial; correspondence with next of kin regarding the location of Captain Tupper’s name on the memorial; photograph of the name on the memorial panel; Internal correspondence concerning the inscribed rank of Captain Tupper, which was incorrectly believed to have been listed as Lieutenant.
Content NoteIncludes: Report on interview with H.P. Tupper, brother of the casualty, who visited the Vimy Memorial and found that Captain Tupper’s name had not been inscribed on the memorial, dated 15 April 1948; letter from the IWGC Regional Director informing the IWGC Secretary that Captain Tupper’s name was in fact recorded on the first panel on the south-east side of the memorial, and may have been overlooked as the names were listed in order of rank, dated 21 April 1958; photograph of the memorial panel showing Captain Tupper’s name, undated; letter from the Regional Director to the IWGC Secretary regarding the rank of Captain Tupper, which appeared to be listed as Lieutenant, dated 7 May 1958; letter from Letter from the Regional Director to the IWGC Secretary explaining that the inscription ‘Lieutenant’ positioned after Captain Tupper’s name was regarded as his rank in error, dated 15 May 1958; letter from H.L. Tupper to Mr. M. Campbell, IWGC, thanking the Commission for locating and photographing the name of Captain Tupper, dated 16 May 1958.
Date15/4/1958 - 23/6/1958
Extent1 file
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