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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
72694

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Current location

Plot G
Number 341
Barnsley Cemetery
Cemetery Road
Barnsley
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S70 1XH
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 35335 05666
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Low black gravestone with etched and raised rose and foliage decoration below gently curved top. Commemorates one WW1 soldier, his parents and brother.
Inscription
Treasured Memories of / WILLIAM WAINWRIGHT, / WHO DIED FEB. 8TH 1931, AGED 72 YEARS, / ALSO ANNIE, BELOVED WIFE OF THE ABOVE, / WHO DIED OCT. 4TH 1936, AGED 72 YEARS. / ALSO HORACE, BELOVED SON OF THE ABOVE, / WHO DIED FEB. 24TH 1958, AGED 59 YEARS. / ALSO ERNEST, BELOVED SON OF THE ABOVE, / KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE, JULY 10TH 1918, AGED 33 YEARS. //
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Wainwright, Ernest
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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, date of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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