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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
West Lindsey
Town
Ewerby
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
59550

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Current location

In the churchyard
St Andrews Church
Church Lane
Ewerby
West Lindsey
Lincolnshire
NG34 9PL
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 121 472
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular headstone with rounded top and shoulders. Leaf decoration at top each side, Black inscription. Kerbstones enclose grave.
Inscription
IN/ LOVING MEMORY/ OF/ PTE. EDWIN WILSON/ THE BELOVED SON OF/ JOHN & ROSE WILSON./ KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE/ MARCH 10th 1917,/ AGED 23 YEARS./ WE COULD NOT STAND BESIDE YOU/ TO HEAR YOUR LAST FAREWELL,/ AND NOT A WORD OF COMFORT/ FROM THOSE WHO LOVED YOU WELL./ ALSO MAY KATHERINE/ THEIR BELOVED DAUGHTER,/ WHO DIED NOV.30 th 1893,/ AGED 3 1/2 YEARS./ ERECTED BY THEIR LOVING PARENTS, OF EVEDON.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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