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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
South Shropshire
Town
Stokesay
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13827

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Current location

ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCH
Stokesay
South Shropshire
Shropshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 430 810
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Gravestone with traingular head and foliate design at top.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF / HANNAH HOBCOTT / DIED MAY 15TH 1915 / AGED 82 YEARS / AT REST / ALSO OF / GEORGE EDWARD LUCAS, 1ST TANK CORPS / SON OF G & M.E. LUCAS / INTERRED AT ETAPLES, FRANCE / JULY 1ST 1918 / AGED 18 YEARS. / "IN THE MIDST OF LIFE WE ARE IN DEATH"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Lucas, George Edward
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,forename,place of burial,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: forename,rank,relationships,place of burial,year died,age of death
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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