BARNES, Albert. Private.

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Reference WMO260409

Address:

Gainsborough General Cemetery

Cox's Hill

Gainsborough

DN21

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, although complete delineation unknown. Known to have square kerb section to either side and cross topped post to each top corner, headstone is within space which is concrete capped. Headstone is peon topped with small decorative peon topped protrusion to each end, straight sides drop to large horizontal foundation. Protrusions show flower head ornamentation and have two inscribed grooves below each, centre of stone undecorated except for faded black lead lettering
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In / LOVING MEMORY OF/ JOHN HENRY/ THE BELOVED HUSBAND OF / MARY BARNES, / WHO DIED APRIL 23RD 1929, AGED 63 YEARS. / “REST IN PEACE.” / ALSO OF MARY BARNES, WIFE OF THE ABOVE / DIED JAN. 26TH 1948 / REUNITED. / ALSO ALBERT BELOVED SON OF THE ABOVE / KILLED IN AIR RAID AT ETAPLES MAY 21ST 1918, / AGED 23 YEARS.

Refers to: Albert Barnes. Private 240145. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 21st May 1918, aged 23 years. Son of John Henry and Mary Barnes of 16 Tower Street, Gainsborough, Lincs. Born and enlisted Gainsborough, Lincs. Buried Etaples Military Cemetery. LXVII.D.5.

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