Barrow upon Humber - HARRISON Edwin

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Reference WMO261136

Address:

The Cemetery

Thornton Road

Barrow upon Humber

DN19 7EB

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: Double gravespace delineated by square kerb sections to all sides, interrupted by headstone to top centre. Space vegetation covered, has round vase within and surrounding kerbs are broken and displaced in part. Headstone is grey vertical rectangle with Gothic top, narrows below top to drop straight before widening toward base, stands on large horizontal rectangular base. Large circular recessed panel to stone top centre is occupied by spray of flowers decoration, smaller triangular panel to each side has unidentified foliage in left panel and ivy leaf decoration within right one. Dedication in black lead lettering.
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In / Loving Memory / of / WILLIAM EDWIN HARRISON, / WHO DIED JUNE 13TH 1926, / AGED 69 YEARS. / “AT REST.” / ALSO AZUBAH HIS WIFE / WHO DIED SEP 4TH 1939, / AGED 77 YEARS. / LIFE’S WORK WELL DONE, LIFE’S / RACE WELL WON, NOW COMES REST. / ALSO EDWIN, SON OF THE ABOVE / KILLED DURING THE WAR IN FRANCE / JAN. 2ND 1918, AGED 21 YEARS. / “ONE OF THE BEST.”

Edwin Harrison. Lance Corporal 242509. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd January 1918 (as CWGC), aged 21 years. Son of William Edwin and Azubah Harrison of 1 Yarborough Terrace, New Holland, Lincs. Born New Holland, Lincs, enlisted Hull, YKS and resident New Holland, Lincs. Buried Cambrin Military Cemetery. M.39

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