Barton upon Humber - WALKER Joseph Roberts. Private

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Reference WMO260378

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: Gravespace delineated by headstone and three square kerb sections, space appears capped but now heavily overgrown by vegetation. Red polished marble headstone has square top with checks falling to straight sides. Decorative thin horizontal rectangle at stone top and wider vertical rectangles to each side frames centrefield, each side panel shows identical spray of flowers decoration, upper rectangle empty. Dedication in centrefield with upper section inscribed and self coloured, lower section lettering in faded black.
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IN EVER LOVING MEMORY OF CHARLES ROYSTON (ROY) WALKER, B.A. THE VERY DEARLY LOVED AND ONLY SON OF ANNE ELIZABETH AND JOSEPH ROBERTS WALKER. WHO LEFT US NOV. 6TH 1946, AGED 35 YEARS. LOVED BY ALL. ALSO THE ABOVE JOSEPH ROBERTS WALKER, WHO LOST HIS LIFE IN THE GREAT WAR OCT. 24TH 1916, AGED 33 YEARS. ONE OF ENGLANDS HEROES. AND OF THE ABOVE ANNE ELIZABETH WALKER WHO PASSED AWAY JANUARY 14TH 1956. UNITED (2? words unreadable on photo) HER LOVED ONES IN HEAVENLY LOVE ABIDING.

Refers to:- WALKER Joseph Roberts. Private 28481. 40th General Hospital, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died Mesopotamia 24th October 1916, aged 33 years. Son of Thomas and Thirza Walker. Husband of Annie Elizabeth Walker (nee Coultra) of 3 Fredericks Terrace, Holderness Road, Hull, YKS. Born Huddersfield, YKS and enlisted Chatham, KEN. Missing and commemorated Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial. Face F.

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