Barton upon Humber - THOMPSON John William Morwood. Trimmer

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Reference WMO260377

Address:

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: Three tier inwardly stepped stone possibly originally base of cross, upper tier displaced from true. Each tier horizontal rectangular stone, upper tier shows recessed rectangle on top possibly for cross base. The whole stands on chamfered rectangular horizontal foundation. Dedication over three faces in black lead lettering, some now missing and possible dedications other faces unknown.
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IN / LOVING MEMORY / OF / J.W. MORWOOD / THE BELOVED SON OF / MORWOOD AND HANNAH / THOMPSON, / WHO WAS LOST OWING TO THE / MINING OF H.M.S. YUCCA / 24TH MAY 1918, AGED 20 YEARS. / “WHAT A SACRIFICE.” / ALSO MORWOOD AND HENRY STEWART / WHO DIED IN INFANCY.

Refers to:- THOMPSON John William Morwood. Trimmer 6221/TS, Royal Naval Reserve. HM Trawler ‘Yucca’. Died 24th May 1918, aged 20 years. Son of Morwood and Hannah Thompson of 89 Fleetgate, Barton upon Humber, Lincs. Missing and commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial. 31.

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