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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
72588
Current location

Plot G
Number 127
Barnsley Cemetery
Cemetery Road
Barnsley
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S70 1XH
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 35335 05666
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tall pale stone gravestone with darkened edges and top. Two side pillars rise from blocks either side of the main stone, a scroll design leads to carved ivy leaves which run half way up the edges. The pillars are topped by a square blossom carving and the top of the stone is plain and curved between them. Text is inscribed and commemorates two WW1 soldiers and their parents.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF / AGNES / THE DEARLY LOVED WIFE OF / BENJAMIN ROBINSON / WHO FELL ASLEEP NOVR 3RD 1927 / AGED 65 YEARS. / "AT PEACE AND REST." / ALSO THE ABOVE NAMED / BENJAMIN ROBINSON / WHO DIED MAY 18TH 1938 / AGED 76 YEARS. / ALSO HARRY WATSON ROBINSON, THEIR SON / WHO DIED OF ENTERIC FEVER AT KUT-EL-AMARA / AUGT 25TH 1916 AGED 18½ YEARS. / ALSO BENJAMIN ROBINSON, THEIR SON / WHO DIED OF WOUNDS IN FRANCE / MARCH 4TH 1917, AGED 23 YEARS. / "GRANT THEM O LORD ETERNAL REST." //
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Robinson, Benjamin
Robinson, Harry Watson
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: Forenames, Surname, place of death, mode of death, date of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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