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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
South Yorkshire
First World War (1914-1918)
Not lost
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Current location

Plot E
Number 272
Barnsley Cemetery
Cemetery Road
South Yorkshire
S70 1XH

OS Grid Ref: SE 35335 05666
Denomination: Undefined

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Only the stepped base of this light grey gravestone remains. We have been told it once had a stone cross bearing the inscription "In Loving Memory", but that has disappeared. Text in lead lettering appears on three sides of the top, middle and bottom steps. Many of the the letters are missing. Commemorates parents, daughter and their WW1 soldier son.
Front top step: JOHN Front middle step: THE BELOVED HUSBAND OF / ELIZA ROWLANDS / OF BARNSLEY Front bottom step: WHO DIED SEPT 20 1900 / AGED 49 YEARS / ALSO THE ABOVE NAMED / ELIZA ROWLANDS / WHO DIED FEB 21ST 1916. Left Side top step: DAV[..] MAURI[..] Left Side middle step: [..]EI[.] S[.]N WHO FELL [..] / ACTION IN FRANCE MARC[.] / [.]2T[.] [.]9[.]5 / AGE[.] 19 Y[..]S. Right Side top step: LOUISA Right Side middle step: THEIR DAUGHTER / DIED MAY 1ST 1916.
Inscription legible?
Names on memorial
Rowlands, David Maurice
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  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, Surname, place of death, date of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Trust fund/Scholarship
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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