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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Canterbury
Town
Herne Bay
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48029
Current location

Herne Bay Cemetery
Canterbury Road
Herne Bay
Canterbury
Kent
CT6 7HB
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 18120 66660
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Addition to family gravestone.
Inscription
(...)/ I LOVE THE LORD BECAUSE (...) HEARD MY/ VOICE AND MY (...)/ R. I. P./ ALSO OF HARRIET ANN HOLMAN,/ HIS WIFE, WHO ENTERED INTO REST/ OCT. 30TH 1925. AGED 76 YEARS./ DAY BY DAY WE SAW HER FADE AWAY./ ALSO OF EDWIN PERCY SPRATT. A.T.C.L./ NEPHEW OF THE ABOVE, DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE/ NOV 19TH 1918. AGED 27 YEARS/ INTERRED AT TOURCOING CIVILIAN CEMETERY, FRANCE./ NEVER FORGOTTEN BY HIS SORROWING WIFE/ FATHER AND MOTHER
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Spratt, Edwin Percy
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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: Forenames, surname, relationships, manner of death, date of death, age at death, place of burial.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
2002: some of the inscription hard to read as headstone need cleaning.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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