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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
South Holland
Town
Holbeach
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70183

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Current location

Holbeach Cemetery
Park lane
Holbeach
South Holland
Lincolnshire
PE12 7AR
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 36177 25019
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Addition to gravestone
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY/ OF/ ROBERT COLLINSON BARTON,/ WHO DIED 1ST MAY 1923,/ AGED 70 YEARS./ ALSO OF/ ELLEN WARD BARTON,/ WHO DIED 17TH JANUARY 1931,/ AGED 83 YEARS/ AND OF SAMUEL, THEIR SON/ WHO MADE THE GREAT SACRIFICE/ ON THE SOMME, 1916.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barton, Samuel
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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: Relationships, forename, surname, place of death, year of death.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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