SMITH, Walter Wright. Private.

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Reference WMO260370

Address:

Barton upon Humber Cemetery

Barrow Road

Barton upon Humber, North Lincolnshire

DN18 6AF

England

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Status: Damaged
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 has oval top with checks dropping to Scotia shoulders, stone narrows below shoulders before widening toward bottom. Originally stood on large horizontal grey rectangular foundation stone which, in turn, stood on brown horizontal rectangular base stone, all stones now displaced and lie on ground with headstone detached from others. Large semi circular recessed panel toward top of headstone appears to hold flower and leaf decoration, dedication beneath in very faded black lead lettering
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Vertical rectangular grey stone has oval top with checks dropping to Scotia shoulders, stone narrows below shoulders before widening toward bottom. Originally stood on large horizontal grey rectangular foundation stone which, in turn, stood on brown horizontal rectangular base stone, all stones now displaced and lie on ground with headstone detached from others. Large semi circular recessed panel toward top of headstone appears to hold flower and leaf decoration, dedication beneath in very faded black lead lettering

Refers to:- SMITH Walter Wright. Private 1487. 5th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment, attached 8th Battalion. Killed in action 18th August 1916. Born and enlisted Barton-upon-Humber, Lincs. Missing and commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 2C.

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