Barton upon Humber - BROWN William, Private

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Reference WMO260306



Barrow Road

Barton upon Humber, North Lincolnshire

DN18 6AF


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Status: Damaged
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Addition to Gravestone
  • Stone Stone (any)
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Broken headstone in three separate pieces, upper two pieces lie on back on ground, lower piece appears to be in situ. Uppermost section is large budded cross with raised slim budded cross superimposed and letters IHS in raised circle at cross arm junction. Part dedication in black lead lettering to base. Second section is vertical rectangular stone in shape of inverted T with part dedication over whole stone, some lettering now missing. Base section is large horizontal rectangular chamfered stone with faded black lead lettering to front face, possible further dedications unknown.
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Base of cross:- IN / LOVING / MEMORY / OF Second section:- LIZZIE, / BELOVED WIFE OF / W.F. WAINWRIGHT, / WHO DIED AUGUST 1ST 1916, / AGED 28. / ALSO WALTER / BROTHER OF THE ABOVE Base section:- (BELOVED?) SON OF ROBERT & MARY (BROWN? – from previously recorded MI, not visible on photo) / KILLED IN ACTION MARCH 22ND 1917 / AGED 25. / (Line unreadable)

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