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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
South Holland
Town
Spalding
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
68021

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Current location

Spalding Cemetery
Pinchbeck Road
Spalding
South Holland
Lincolnshire
PE11 1QL
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 24708 23599
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Vertical Rectangular stone with semi circular top. Decorative leaves around edge of semi circle only, remainder of stone undecorated. Black lettering
Inscription
IN/LOVING MEMORY/ OF/ WILLIAM CLIFTON/WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE NOV 3RD 1911/IN HIS 65TH YEAR/ALSO/ WILLIAM ARMSTRONG CLIFTON/ SON OF THE ABOVE/ INTERRED IN THE MENDINGHEM CEMETERY FRANCE/ SEPTEMBER 1917/AGED 22 YEARS/ ALSO EMILY/ BELOVED WIFE OF/ WILLIAM CLIFTON/ WHO PASSED AWAY FEB 17TH 1932/AGED 70 YEARS/ ? ? ? THROUGH OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Clifton, William Armstrong
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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: FORENAME/PLACE DIED
    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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