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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Glanford
Town
Brigg
County
Humberside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65391
Current location

Brigg Cemetery
Wrawby Road
Brigg
Glanford
Humberside
DN20 8DR
England

OS Grid Ref: TA 006 076
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Addition to grave space defined by four undecorated rough-hewn flat kerb sections. Space centre has been capped with gravel overlay. Rough hewn undecorayed Latin cross standing on two tier rough hewn base. Towards top of space inscription in black lead lettering on both front steps and over both steps to left side only.
Inscription
Front steps: IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ MARY ELIZABETH/ WIFE OF JAMES POPPLE/ OF CASTLETHORPE HALL, BRIGG/ WHO DIED JULY 8th 1922 AGED 66 YEARS/ "TIL THE DAY BREAK AND THE SHADOWS FLEE AWAY"/ ALSO OF/ JAMES POPPLE/ WHO DIED APRIL 26th 1929 AGED 79 YEARS Left steps: ALSO OF GEORGE MARSDEN POPPLE/ 2nd LIEUT 15 NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS/ AGED 21 YEARS/ KILLED IN ACTION JUNE 26th 1916/ AND IS BURIED AT AUTHUILLE SOMME FRANCE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Popple, George Marsden
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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,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of burial,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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