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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Wyre
Town
Thornton-Cleveleys
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
88637
Current location

THORNTON-LE-FYLDE (CHRIST CHURCH) CHURCHYARD
Meadows Ave
Thornton-Cleveleys
Wyre
Lancashire
FY5 2TW
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 32815 42918
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Commemorated on the Family grave memorial inscription of Robert Croft. A triangular topped gravestone with leaf border.
Inscription
ROBERT CROFT..../ ALSO RIFLMN JOHN BENSON/ DEARLY BELOVED HUSBAND OF/ MAGGIE BENSON./ WHO FELL IN ACTION AT CAMBRAI/ FRANCE, NOVEMBER 20TH 1917/ AGED 30 YEARS/ THY WILL BE DONE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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