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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Barnsley
Town
Barnsley
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72584

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Current location

Plot N
Number 599
Barnsley Cemetery
Cemetery Road
Barnsley
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S70 1XH
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 35335 05666
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Darkened kerbstone with inscribed text showing lighter, partially sunk in the grass and with evidence of possible iron fencing or other addition now missing. Further non-war memorial text on two other kerbstones around the plot which also have evidence of something metal removed. Commemorates one WW1 soldier on his grandparents' grave plot.
Inscription
Kerbstone head of grave: In Loving Memory of / GEORGE PEEL, BUTCHER OF THIS TOWN / THE BELOVED HUSBAND OF HANNAH PEEL/ WHO DIED OCTR 27TH 1903 AGED 49 YEARS Kerbstone: ALSO THE AFOREMENTIONED HANNAH PEEL / WHO DIED NOVEMBER 25TH 1923 Kerbstone to side: ALSO GEORGE SMITH, THE DEARLY LOVED GRANDSON OF THE AFOREMENTIONED / WHO WAS ACCIDENTALLY KILLED IN FRANCE AND INTERRED AT / VIGNACOURT CEMETERY AUGUST 15TH 1918, AGED 18 YEARS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Smith, George
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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, Surname, age, date of death, place of death, place of burial
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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