Specimen Headstone Design

SEllisRHG918424v10042-0001.jpg
SEllisRHG918424v10042-0002.jpg

Title

Specimen Headstone Design

Description

A sketch of a specimen headstone with instructions for wording. Included is a note accompanying photographs of a temporary cross marking Roy's grave.
On the reverse is handwritten 'Burial Ground Eindhoven (Woensel) Gen Cem (EE-103) Holland'.

Date

1948-11-04

Temporal Coverage

Language

Type

Format

Two printed sheet with handwritten annotations

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Contributor

Identifier

SEllisRHG918424v10042-0001, SEllisRHG918424v10042-0002

Transcription

[specimen drawing of military headstone]
[page break]
Ref. No. P.408122/43/S14Cas(a)3
The Under Secretary of State for Air presents his compliments to Mrs R.H.G Ellis and begs to forward herewith photographs of cross marking the grave of No. 918424 Sergeant Roy Hazelden George Ellis.
These have been received from the Army Graves Service, who are responsible for the tempory marking of war graves.
Temporary crosses will be replaced in due course by permanent headstones to be erected by the Imperial War Graves Commission. Details of the inscription on the temporary cross will be carefully checked at that stage and any errors rectified before the permanent headstone is erected.

Air Ministry, London, S.W.1. 4th November, 1948.
[reverse of letter]
'Burial Ground Eindhoven (Woensel) Gen Cem (EE-103) Holland'

Collection

Citation

Great Britain. Under-Secretary of State for Air, “Specimen Headstone Design,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 19, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/28610.

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