Barton upon Humber - DANSON Frank Private

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Reference WMO260320



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: Appears originally to have been vertical rectangular stone with Gothic top and straight sides, undecorated except for dedication in black lead lettering. Now completely broken through with upper section lying on ground on back, believed lower section prone on ground nearby but lies face downward.
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IN / Loving Memory / of / WILLIAM, /THE BELOVED HUSBAND OF / ELIZABETH DANSON, / WHO DIED DECEMBER 20TH 1918, / AGED 68 YEARS./ ALSO OF FRANK / SON OF THE ABOVE, / WHO FELL IN ACTION IN FRANCE, / JUNE 28TH 1918, / AGED 26 YEARS. (Believed from previous MI recording that lower section dedication is: ELIZABETH DANSON DIED 12TH JAN 1939 AGED 85 YEARS. although exact wording and line spacing is unknown)

Refers to:- Frank Danson. Private 22839. 11th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 28th June 1918, aged 27 years (as CWGC). Son of William and Elizabeth Danson of Barton upon Humber, Lincs. Husband of Frances Mary Danson (nee Horsfall) of 68 Mersey Street, Hull, YKS. Born Barton upon Humber, Lincs and enlisted Hull, YKS. Buried Aval Wood Military Cemetery. I.B.41.

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