Spalding - Cecil Sidney Adams

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Reference WMO/263305


Spalding Cemetery

96 Pinchbeck Road


PE11 1RF


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Roll of Honour or Book of Remembrance
  • Stone Stone (any)
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Appears to be gravespace delineated by two headstones at top and possibly three plain square kerb sections, space is capped although capping now broken and space heavily contaminated by vegetation. Main headstone to top right of space is vertical rectangular stone with slightly splayed sides and a double scroll top forming a semi circular shape, beneath is an open book with tassel and black lead lettering to both sides of book, heavy lichen contamination makes stone unreadable. Stone stands on heavy horizontal rectangular base stone. Secondary headstone to top left of space is horizontal rectangular stone with flat top and small scroll to either end, scroll extends part way down sides. Stands on small rectangular base stone. Black lead lettering, now partially missing. Some lichen contamination.
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Main headstone: - [Unreadable and following information from previously recorded M I known to be incomplete. Exact wording and line spacing unknown]. Henry Adams died 26th March 1926 aged 73. Mary Ann wife of the above died 23rd Oct 1951 aged 93. Secondary headstone: - In Loving Memory of/ Cecil Sydney/ beloved son of/ HENRY & MARY ANN ADAMS,/ KILLED IN ACTION IN FLANDERS 13TH OCT 1915,/ AGED 21 YEARS./ INTERRED IN FLANDERS/ JESU MERCY

Refers to:- Cecil Sydney Adams. Lance Corporal 2563. 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915, aged 21 years. Son of Henry and Mary Ann Adams of 94 Hawthorn Bank, Spalding, Lincs. Born Spalding, enlisted Luton, BDF and resident Spalding, Lincs. Missing and commemorated Loos Memorial. Panel 31 to 34.

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