Pte. Percy Howard, 12th Bn Suffolk Regt.

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Address:

Churchyard of St. Margaret's

B.1135, Dereham Road

Garvestone, Norfolk

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Addition to Gravestone
Materials:
  • Stone Limestone
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Within the churchyard, to the south of the church, addition to the gravestone of William Howard, also commemorating his son, Percy Howard, 12th Bn Suffolk, who died whilst in captivity, 13 July, 1918, aged 21.
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IN / LOVING MEMORY / OF / WILLIAM / THE DEARLY LOVED HUSBAND OF / JULIA HOWARD / WHO DIED APRIL 2ND 1918, / AGED 69 YEARS. / ALSO OF, PERCY, THE DEARLY / LOVED YOUNGEST SON OF THE ABOVE / WHO DIED IN CAPTIVITY WHILST / SERVING WITH THE / 12TH BATTN. SUFFOLK REGT. / BURIED IN MILITARY CEMETERY / TOURCOING, JULY 13TH 1918. / AGED 21 YEARS. / YET AGAIN WE HOPE TO MEET THEM, / WHEN THE DAY OF LIFE IS FLED, / AND IN HEAVEN WITH JOY TO GREET THEM, / WHERE NO FAREWELL TEARS ARE SHED.

PERCY (HOWARD)

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