Private Ernest Edward BEACROFT

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Reference WMO260311

Address:

Barton upon Humber Cemetery

Barrow Road

Barton upon Humber, North Lincolnshire

DN18 6AF

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 Stone (any)
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Undecorated Latin cross standing on triangular base stone, the whole standing on horizontal rectangular chamfered foundation stone. Undecorated except for dedication in black lead lettering to triangular and foundation stones.
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IN / MEMORY OF / VERA / THE BELOVED CHILD OF / H AND E BEACROFT / DIED SEPT 10TH 1917 / AGED 5 YEARS. / IN GOD’S SAFE KEEPING / ALSO OF L. CPL E E BEACROFT / 124118 SHERWOOD FORESTERS / WHO WAS DROWNED ON THE RHINE / AUGUST 11TH 1919 / AGED 19 YEARS

Ernest Edward Beacroft. Private 124118. 53rd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Born Barton-upon Humber, Lincs the son of Herbert and Ellen Beacroft (nee Gouldthorp) of 6 Pasture Road, Barton-upon-Humber, Lincs. Conscripted Lincoln 20th September 1918, appointed 53rd Battalion (Rugeley)21st September 1918 and accidentally drowned while bathing in River Rhine 11th August 1919. Buried Cologne Southern Cemetery. IV.C.6.

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