Personal: Family etc: Death: Arrangements.

Reference code: CHUR 1/141

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Date: Jan 1965 - Feb 1965

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Correspondents include: Rodney Dennys; [1st Lord] Normanbrook; Sir Anthony Wagner, Garter Principal King of Arms; "Sunny" [Lord Blandford, later John, 11th Duke of Marlborough]; and Lord Montgomery of Alamein.

Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC]; detailed notes of the arrangements for WSC's funeral including the troops present; the choice of hymns; railway arrangements to transport the coffin to Bladon [Oxfordshire]; lists of the wreaths and messages sent; the choice of pall-bearers; a statement by the Prime Minister [Alexander Douglas Home, later Lord Home of the Hirsel]; and the guest list.

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