Barrow upon Humber - THORNDYKE Harold Percy

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Reference WMO261155

Address:

The Cemetery

Thornton Road

Barrow upon Humber, North Lincolnshire

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: Gravespace delineated by square kerb sections with headstone forward of top kerb, space heavily vegetation contaminated and round vase within space partially covered by it, possible inscription unknown. Headstone is vertical rectangle with Gothic top and straight sides, stands on large chamfered horizontal rectangular foundation. Small triangular panel to each top side shows ivy leaf decoration, larger recessed trefoil panel beneath shows flower heads and leaves. Dedication in black lead lettering partially parallels stone top, remainder at centrefield.
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IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY DEAR HUSBAND / GEORGE PERCY THORNDYKE, / WHO DIED APRIL 6TH 1921, /AGED 70./ FOREVER WITH THE LORD. / ALSO ANN ELLEN, / WIFE OF THE ABOVE / WHO DIED OCT 21ST 1938, AGED 84. / LOVES LAST GIFT REMEMBRANCE. / ALSO THEIR SON HAROLD PERCY, / DIED IN FRANCE NOV. 29, 1916. AGED 22. / I HEARD THE VOICE OF JESUS SAY / COME UNTO ME AND REST. / ALSO ELIZABETH ANN, / DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE / WHO DIED JULY 27TH 1916, AGED 41. / ETERNAL REST WITH JESUS. / ALSO SARAH JANE, / DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE / WHO DIED SEPT 14TH 1923, AGED 43. / CALLED TO THE LAND OF THE BLESSED.

Refers to: Harold Percy Thorndyke. Private 37219. 8th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment, formerly 4686 Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 29th November 1916, aged 22 years. Son of George Percy and Ann Ellen Thorndyke of 7 Saners Row, New Holland, Lincs. Born New Holland, Lincs and enlisted Hull, YKS. Buried Ste. Marie Cemetery. Div 3.H.6.

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