Letter from William T. Cosgrave to Miss Wilson

Letter thanking Wilson for the ‘very good officers and your personal interest in the request I put to the War Memorial Committee on behalf of Mrs. T.J. Byrne’.

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Two copies of a letter sent to General Hickie from H. G Wilson

Contains a letter enclosing ‘a draft of the wording as suggested by Sir Edwin Lutyens, of a proposed bronze inscription for the ‘Flanders Cross’. Further includes draft inscription letter from H. G. Wilson.

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Document regarding the expenditure of funds by the War Memorial Committee

Document regarding the ability of the War Memorial Committee to spend funds. The document is signed by A.K. Overend and A.C. Newett and states that in their opinion, ‘the Trustees cannot expend any portion of the funds in their hands or in Court without an order of the Court.

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Document regarding soldier divisions

Document relating to different divisions of soldiers that fought during WW1. It is noted that the nationality of units is not stated in the War Diaries as they do not start at the formation of a unit, but rather at the date of its embarkation.

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Letter addressed to the President

Letter relating to the request to ascertain from the President their formal wishes of the opening of the Memorial Garden which would be handed over to the State by the Trustees upon completion. Contains the particulars of the transfer.

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Irish National War Memorial Cost Report

Contains details of the ‘Quantity and cost of work done on the Memorial Plant up to 6th September, 1934’.

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Letter and list from the Imperial War Museum

Letter addressed to the Honble. Mr Justice Hanna enclosing a ‘preliminary list of Irish units. Includes a list of ‘Irish Units which served in the Great War, 1914 – 1918’.

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