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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Barnsley
Town
Monk Bretton
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69301
Current location

Section H
no. 98
Monk Bretton Cemetery
Cross Street
Monk Bretton
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S71 2EU
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 36264 07536
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A tall dark coloured gravestone. The top is a pointed arch with a leaf trim around the border. A panel of flowers and leaves fills the triangular space between the arch and the panel where the names are inscribed.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF / ANN / THE BELOVED WIFE OF / GEORGE JOHNSON / WHO FELL ASLEEP APRIL 9TH 1911 / AGED 56 YEARS / THY PURPOSE LONG WE CANNOT SEE / BUT ALL IS WELL THAT'S DONE BY THEE / ALSO JOHN THOMAS JOHNSON / 8TH K.O.Y.L.I. SON OF THE ABOVE / WHO DIED FROM WOUNDS RECEIVED IN / ACTION IN FRANCE, JUNE 6TH 1917 / AGED 22 YEARS / THY WILL BE DONE / ALSO JANE BELOVED DAUGHTER OF / THE ABOVE / WHO DIED MAY 22ND 1923 / AGED 36 YEARS / ALSO THE ABOVE NAMED / GEORGE JOHNSON / WHO DIED 22ND FEBRUARY 1924 / AGED 71 YEARS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Johnson, John Thomas
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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: names, surname, battalion, regiment, cause of death, country of death, date of death, age
    Order of information: names, surname, battalion, regiment, cause of death, country of death, date of death, age
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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