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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
72587

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Current location

Plot G
Number 112
Barnsley Cemetery
Cemetery Road
Barnsley
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S70 1XH
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 35335 05666
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A tall dark gravestone with a gothic arch shaped top which is outlined by a carved flower and foliage design. Inset pillars with scroll base and top to each side, all set on a stepped base.
Inscription
In loving memory of / SAMUEL BROWN, / WHO DIED JUNE 26TH 1899 / AGED 56 YEARS / ALSO MARGARET THE / BELOVED WIFE OF THE ABOVE / WHO DIED MARCH 25TH 1908, / AGED 75 YEARS. / ALSO JOHN E. BELL, THE / BELOVED SON OF THE LAST NAMED / WHO DIED MAY 19TH 1919, / AGED 61 YEARS. / ALSO L/CPL F.H. LAISTER, M.T.A.S.C / BELOVED HUSBAND OF V. LAISTER. / KILLED IN BELGIUM OCTR 21ST 1917, / AGED 24 YEARS. / ALSO SGNLR H.W. BROWN, R.N. / BELOVED HUSBAND OF E. BROWN / WHO WENT DOWN ON THE E.20. / WHICH WAS SUNK IN THE SEA OF MAMORA / NOVR 5TH 1915, AGED 22 YEARS, / GRANDSONS OF THE FIRST TWO NAMED.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brown, H W
Laister, F H
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, Initials, Surname, service, date of death, place of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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