Imperial War Graves Commission 33-38 Baker Street, London, England
This is the final letter in the Bowes Brothers collection. The newly named Imperial War Graves Commission promises that Clifford Bowes will be commemorated. It lived up to that promise and he is commemorated on the Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium, which honours more than 54,000 Commonwealth soldiers who fought in the area with no known grave. It was unveiled in 1927.
With reference to previous correspondence, I am directed to inform you that a report has now been received from the Directorate of Graves Registration and Enquiries in France, stating that in spite of a very thorough and methodical search in the vicinity of Zonnebeke, North East of Ypres, where Private D.C. Bowes is reported to be buried, no t...