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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Peterborough
Town
Woodston
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
67245
Current location

Past the mausoleum
about a quarter of the way down the central path
on the right-hand side
about 5 graves in.
Woodston Cemetery
New Road,
Woodston
Peterborough
Cambridgeshire
PE2 9HB
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 18501 97298
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Separate stone tablet set upon the grave of his sister, Hilda (daughter of George & Mary Dolby). The tablet has a stylised flower in each of the top corners; the inscription is in raised lettering.
Inscription
In/ Remembrance of/ OUR DEAR SON/ GEORGE/ LESLIE DOLBY,/ WHO DIED WHILST/ A PRISONER OF WAR AT/ CHUNGKAI CAMP THAILAND/ JUNE 25TH 1943/ AGED 28 YEARS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Dolby, George Leslie
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Name, place and date of death, age.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: depth 40, height 460, width 350
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • The Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Private George Leslie Dolby of the 4th Battalion Suffolk Regiment (regimental number 5832971) died on 25/6/1943. They record that he was the son of Mr & Mrs G.E. Dolby of Peterborough, and that he is buried in grave 4.N.9 at Chungkai War Cemetery in Thailand.

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