Barton upon Humber - MILSON, Arthur & Harold. Privates

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Reference WMO260367

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 grey stone with Gothic top and rounded shoulders dropping to small decorative protrusions. Chamfered sides narrow below protrusions and drop vertically before widening toward base, stone stands on chamfered horizontal foundation stone. Trefoil decoration at top centre contains first word only of inscribed self coloured dedication, remainder below.
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In / Loving Memory of / LIZZIE MILSON, / BORN NOVEMBER 10TH 1874, / DIED DECEMBER 22ND 1880, / AGED 6 YEARS. / SUFFER THE LITTLE CHILDREN TO / COME UNTO ME, AND FORBID THEM / NOT: FOR OF SUCH IS THE KINGDOM / OF GOD. MARK.X.CH.XIV.VR. / ALSO ARTHUR MILSON, / WHO DIED OF WOUNDS / SEPTEMBER 8TH 1917, / AGED 31 YEARS. / BURIED AT LE TREPORT FRANCE / AND HAROLD MILSON, / WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION / NOVEMBER 6TH 1918, / AGED 23 YEARS. / BURIED AT ANFROIOPRET FRANCE / “PEACE PERFECT PEACE.”

Refers to:- Arthur Milson. Private 2033. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 8th September 1917. Son of George and Jane Milson of Ferriby Road, Barton upon Humber, Lincs. Born and enlisted Barton upon Humber, Lincs. Buried Mont Huon Military Cemetery. IV.N.1A and Harold Milson. Private 241639. 2/5th Battalion, West Riding Regiment. Killed in action 6th November 1918. Son of Sarah Jane Milson, Stepson of John Gosling of Glenthorne, Westfield Road, Barton upon Humber, Lincs and Grandson of George and Jane Milson. Born 1895 Barton upon Humber, enlisted and resident Barton upon Humber, Lincs. Buried Fontaine-Au-Bois Communal Cemetery. E.8

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