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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Craven
Town
Coniston Cold
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
47321
Current location

St Peter's Church
minor road north of the A65
Coniston Cold
Craven
North Yorkshire
BD23 4EA
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 90295 55375
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
ADDITION TO FAMILY GRAVESTONE
Inscription
SACRED/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ ELIZABETH/ THE BELOVED WIFE OF/ THE REVD JOHN STANSFELD/ WHO DIED AT CONISTON PARSONAGE/ FEB 9TH 1861 AGED 41 YEARS/ ALSO/ IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF/ LT. COL. JOHN RAYMOND EVELYN STANSFELD D.S.O./ GRANDSON OF THE ABOVE, AND ONLY SON OF/ JOHN BIRKBECK STANSFELD M.A./ HE SERVED WITH GREAT DISTINCTION IN THE/ 2ND BTN GORDON HIGHLANDERS THROUGH THE/ SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1899 - 1901/ AND DIED GLORIOUSLY ON THE FIELD OF BATTLE/ WHILE COMMANDING THE SAME BTN AT LOOS/ SEPT. 28TH 1915 AGED 36 YEARS GIVING/ HIS LIFE FOR HIS KING AND COUNTRY./ HIS BODY LIES IN THE MILITARY CEMETERY/ AT CHOCQUES, FRANCE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Stansfield, John Raymond Evelyn
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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: surname, rank, date of death,regiment,place of death,forename,place of burial,manner of death,age,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, forename,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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