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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Rossendale
Town
Rawtenstall
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
78568
Current location

Rawtenstall Cemetery
Burnley Road
Rawtenstall
Rossendale
Lancashire
BB4 8FW
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 81300 23400
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Gothic headstone in sandstone with embossed lettering
Inscription
Pte.Edward Schofield/thier son/who died of wounds in Mesopotamia/May 2nd 1917 aged 26 years/interred at the North British Cemetery/Bagdad
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Schofield, Edward
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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: surname, forename, relationships, rank, manner of death, date of death, age, place of death, place of burial
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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