Barton upon Humber - KING Fred, Lance Corporal

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Reference WMO/260356

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:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Vertical rectangular stone with square top and checks dropping to straight sides, stands on horizontal rectangular chamfered foundation. Initial word of dedication in carved large decorative lettering, remainder below in inscribed, self coloured lettering. Slim right angled decorative element to each side has long arm running vertically down sides, shorter arm horizontally across top.
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RESTING / IN LOVING MEMORY OF / A DEAR HUSBAND AND FATHER / WALTER KING, / DIED DEC. 30TH 1945, AGED 57 YEARS / ALSO A DEAR WIFE AND MOTHER / CARRIE KING, / DIED NOV. 3RD 1973, AGED 83 YEARS / AND NORA DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE / DIED MARCH 2ND 1941, AGED 22 YEARS / AND FRED SON OF THE ABOVE / WHO AS A PRISONER OF WAR DIED IN / JAPANESE HANDS JAN. 30TH 1944, AGED 29 YEARS. / IN JESUS KEEPING

Refers to:- KING Fred, Lance Corporal 2350711. Royal Corps of Signals, attached 3rd Indian Div Signals, Indian Signal Corps. Died 30th January 1944. Birth recorded 1915, the son of Walter and Carrie King (nee Wright). Buried Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery. B6.L.13.

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