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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
72592

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Current location

Plot G
Number 310
Barnsley Cemetery
Cemetery Road
Barnsley
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S70 1XH
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 35335 05666
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Lovely medium sized black polished stone with etched gothic designs at top and sides. Clear lighter coloured text inscribed commemorating two WW1 soldier brothers, and their parents.
Inscription
IN / LOVING / MEMORY OF / FRANCIS JOHN / 2ND LIEUT 14TH Y. & L. / FELL IN ACTION NEAR SERRE WOOD, / FRANCE JULY 1ST 1916 / AGED 23 YEARS. / ALSO OF EDWIN DALTON, PTE / NOTTS & DERBY REGT / FELL IN ACTION NEAR ABEELE, FRANCE, / JULY 17TH 1918, AGED 19 YEARS. / FOR KING & COUNTRY. / THE BELOVED SONS OF / CHARLES DALTON & ANNIE POTTER. / ALSO CHARLES DALTON POTTER, / THE BELOVED HUSBAND OF / ANNIE POTTER, / DIED JULY 26TH 1939, AGED 80 YEARS. / "THY WILL BE DONE." / ALSO THE ABOVE NAMED / ANNIE POTTER, / WHO DIED JAN. 11TH 1941, AGED 80 YEARS. //
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Potter, Edwin Dalton
Potter, Francis John
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, Forename, Surname, Battalion, Regiment, date of death, place of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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