Barton upon Humber - GOULDTHORPE George Frederick, Private

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Reference WMO260324

Address:

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: Vertical rectangular stone with round top and rounded shoulders dropping to small decorative protrusions and chamfered sides falling vertically to base, which is chamfered horizontal rectangular stone. Large recessed circle at stone top holds letters IHS, small inscribed heart and leaf decoration below at each corner of groove which parallels stone shape and forms centrefield. Inscribed self coloured dedication on centrefield.
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In Loving Memory / of / MARY, / THE BELOVED WIFE OF, / JOHN GOULDTHORPE, / WHO DIED MARCH 11TH 1907, / AGED 56 YEARS. / “UNTIL THE DAY BREAK, / AND THE SHADOWS FLEE AWAY.” / ALSO OF THE ABOVE / JOHN GOULDTHORPE, / WHO DIED JAN. 2ND 1925, / AGED 76 YEARS. / AT REST. / ALSO OF GEOEGE FREDERICK / SON OF THE ABOVE, / KILLED IN ACTION MAY 14TH 1918, / AGED 34 YEARS. / GOD CALLED HIM HOME IT WAS HIS WILL BUT / IN OUR HEARTS HE IS WITH US STILL,

Refers to:- George Frederick Gouldthorpe. Private 127980. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), formerly 34863 East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 14th May 1918, aged 34 years. Son of John and Mary E Gouldthorpe. Husband of Elizabeth Gouldthorpe (nee Neave) of 35 Tinkle Lane, Barton upon Humber, Lincs. Born Stanley, YKS, enlisted Scunthorpe and resident Barton upon Humber, Lincs. Buried Couin New British Cemetery. E.15.

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