Statement of accounts

[Irish National] War Memorial Accounts for period 1 March 1938 to 31 December 1939.

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Letter [typed copy] from E. King, Secretary, Imperial War Graves Commission, 32 Grosvenor Gardens, London S.W.1 to Major General Sir W.B. Hickie, British Legion, Irish Free State Area, 28 Harcourt Street, Dublin.

Letter referring to letter from Major General Hickie dated 16 May 1933 detailing complaints which he has received relating to an un-named memorial to the Great War. [This appears to refer to the Munster War Memorial in the grounds of Ypres Cathedral, see letter below]

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Correspondence between Major Tynan D.S.O., Area Secretary British Legion (Irish Free State Area); [Miss H.G. Wilson], Secretary, Irish National War Memorial Committee; and Secretary, Office of Public Works, Dublin.

Correspondence relating to request from the British Legion to hold their Armistice Day Ceremonies in the War Memorial Gardens. The OPW had no difficulty with this request. In the end, the British Legion decided to hold the ceremony in the Phoenix Park as in previous years, ‘on

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Letter from R.G. Warren, Lambert & Warren Solicitors, 9 Eustace Street, Dublin to Vivian Brew-Mulhallen., The Distillery, Bow Street, Dublin [Committee member, Irish National War Memorial]; with enclosures.

Relating to possible application of surplus funds on hand and suggesting that ‘…a proposal might be made for vesting them in the Trustees and applying the income towards the benefit of surviving ex-servicemen and their dependents.’ However, he is of the view that it would be in

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Counsel’s Opinion, given by A.C. Newett.

Relating to proposed application to the High Court by the Irish National War Memorial Committee for release of funds for completion of the scheme.

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