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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Barnet
Town
East Finchley
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
68162
Current location

East Finchley Cemetery
East End Road
East Finchley
Barnet
Greater London
N2 0RZ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 26027 89683
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rectangular stone of remembrance with decorative scroll at top, supported by a rectangular pediment. At each top corner of the stone is a rams head, connected to the next by decorative garlands. Stone features sloped carved steps. Lettering engraved in black on face of stone.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ HENRY JAMES BOYTON, B.A.C. AMB./ LIEUTENANT. GRENADIER GUARDS./ WHO FELL IN THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME/ DECEMBER 14TH 1916. AGED 25 YEARS./ ONLY SON OF/ SIR JAMES BOYTON (M.P. EAST MARYLEBONE)/ AND OF LADY BOYTON/ PARK SQUARE. REGENT'S PARK.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Boyton, Henry James
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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, honorifix, rank, regiment, place of death, date of death, age of death, relationship
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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