Torksey - Leigh Hurst

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Reference WMO262725

Address:

St Peter's Churchyard

Church Lane

Torksey

LN1 2YZ

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: Unknown
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Roll of Honour or Book of Remembrance
Materials:
  • Stone Marble
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Peon topped marble stone with straight sides, stands on chamfered marble base with both stones tipping heavily. Inscribed lettering. Two heavy swirl shapes at top centre of stone, thin vertical lines dropping from shapes parallel to each side.
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IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ ELIZABETH HURST,/ BORN FEB 11TH 1862,/ DIED MAR 1ST 1919./ ALSO/ JOHN HURST,/ BORN SEP 1ST 1856,/ DIED JAN 6TH 1939./ ALSO/ LEIGH HURST,/ BORN MAR 17TH 1895,/ KILLED IN ACTION APR 29TH 1918

Leigh Hurst, 240129. Lance Corporal, 4th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment. Born and resident Torksey, enlisted Gainsborough. Killed in action 29th April 1918, interred Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France. John and Elizabeth Hurst verified as parents

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