Barton upon Humber - WOOD, Richard Hammond. Corporal.

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Reference WMO260381

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: Large budded cross with letters IHS in recessed panel at cross arm junction and part dedication diagonally across lower cross leg. Stands on three tier inwardly stepped base, the whole standing on horizontal rectangular foundation. Dedication in black lead lettering over front face and all tiers, further dedication unknown.
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Cross lower leg:- ADVANCE / ALL’S WELL Base stones:- IN / LOVING MEMORY / OF / CORPL RICHARD HAMMOND / SNIPER DUKE OF WELLINGTON’S REGT / THE BELOVED SON OF / GEORGE AND JANE WOOD. / DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED / IN ACTION NOVEMBER 27TH 1917, / AGED 34 YEARS. / INTERRED AT ETAPLES, FRANCE. / YEA, THOUGH I WALK THROUGH THE VALLEY / OF THE SHADOW OF DEATH, I WILL FEAR NO / EVIL, FOR THOU ART WITH ME.

Refers to:- WOOD Richard Hammond. Corporal 241727. 2/5th Battalion, West Riding Regiment. Died of wounds 27th November 1917, aged 34 years. Son of (the late) George and Jane Wood of Barton upon Humber, Lincs. Born, enlisted and resident Barton upon Humber, Lincs. Buried Etaples Military Cemetery. XXX.N.4A.

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