Benington, Lincolnshire - HOLLAND Joseph

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Reference WMO261243

Address:

All Saints Churchyard

A52

Benington, Lincolnshire

PE22 0BT

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: Vertical rectangular stone, shape of top unknown, straight sides widening slightly toward base. Small flower head and leaf ornamentation in small recess to top centre of stone, black lead lettering beneath.
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In/ Proud & Loving/ memory of/ PTE. A. BOLLAND,/ NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS 1ST 7TH/ WEST RIDING REGT. YOUNGEST SON OF/ JOHN & EMMA BOLLAND,/ WHO DIED AFTER BEING WOUNDED IN ACTION/ IN FRANCE,/ DIED NOV. 27. 1916,/ AGED 23./ Also of/ PTE. J. BOLLAND,/ 1ST 4TH LINCS. REGT. GRANDSON OF THE ABOVE/ WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE,/ AUG. 4. 1916,/ AND WAS BURIED IN THE CEMETERY OF/ BERLES-AU-BOIS, AGED 19./ REST AFTER WEARINESS,/ PEACE AFTER PAIN.

Refers to: Joseph Bolland. Private 5507. 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 4th August 1916. Born and enlisted Boston, resident Benington, Lincs. Commemorated Berles Position Cemetery. D.6. 1911 Census, gives son Arthur, aged 18, Waggoner, born Bennington 1893 and grandson Joseph aged 13, Born 1898 at Boston, residing at Sea Rd, Bennington, 1901 Census, gives Joseph’s parents as being Joseph and Harriet Bolland, residing at 18, Post Office Yard, Spondon, Derbyshire, his father being a miner.

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