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Henry Philip Cart De Lafontaine

 

Born 1884 - Died 1963

 

Born 1884 in Switzerland. Trained at Ecole des Beaux-Arts and articled to Guy Dawber 1911. Served in War with Distinction; Lt. Col. appointed Inspector of works for the Commonwealth War Graves Commission 25/07/1919 and designed the coloured and gilded gesso memorial tablets placed in French and Belgian Cathedrals. Left Commission 29/02/1920. Later designed Commonwealth Building, Holborn (1939). President of the Town Planning Institute 1950-51. Died 1963.

 

The information above was kindly supplied by Gavin Stamp and used with his permission

 

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