Thornton Curtis - Harold Clayton

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Reference WMO262761

Address:

St Lawrence Churchyard

Main Street

Thornton Curtis, Ulceby

Thornton Curtis, Ulceby

DN39 6XW

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:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Gothic stone, which narrows slightly at sides before widening toward base, inscribed self-coloured lettering. Decoration at top only, follows curvature of stone. Heavily weathered
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IN/ LOVING MEMORY/ OF/ EVERATT CLAYTON/ WHO DIED NOV. 3RD 1914,/ AGED 62 YEARS./ PEACE, PERFECT PEACE/ ALSO HIS BELOVED SON/ HAROLD/ LANCE CORPORAL 10TH LINCOLNS/ WHO DIED OF WOUNDS IN FRANCE/ APRIL 8TH. 1916,/ AGED 21 YEARS./ HE ANSWERED HIS COUNTRY’S CALL/ ALSO ANN ELIZABETH/ WIFE OF THE ABOVE/ WHO DIED FEB. 23RD 1940,/ AGED 80 YEARS REUNITED

Harold Clayton, 1935, Lance Corporal, 10th Lincolnshire Regiment, Son of Everatt and Ann Elizabeth Clayton. M.I. 54, Section C, Thornton Curtis. Born Wootton, enlisted Grimsby, resident Thornton Curtis. Died of wounds 8th April 1916, aged 21, interred Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France

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