Spalding - Charles Leonard Branton

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Reference WMO263312

Address:

Spalding Cemetery

96 Pinchbeck Rd

Spalding

PE11 1RF

England

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Status: Damaged
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Addition to Gravestone
Materials:
  • Stone Sandstone
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Vertical rectangular stone with slight cutaway to each side and gothic top, stands on small chamfered base stone. Single deep groove decoration to top with circular flower decoration beneath. Inscribed self coloured lettering on sandstone face which is heavily weathered and is flaking.
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IN UNFADING MEMORY OF/ ?/ THE BELOVED ? OF/ GEORGE BRANTON/ (OF BOOT ?)/ DIED SUDDENLY APRIL ?9TH 1923./ AGED 6? YEARS./ ONLY GOODNIGHT DEAR ? NOT FAREWELL/ ALSO OF/ LEONARD/ SON OF THE ABOVE/ ? IN FRANCE APRIL 12TH 191?/ AGED 2? YEARS/ AT REST

Refers to:- Charles Leonard Branton. Private 27205. 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, formerly 5301 Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 12th April 1917. Son of George and Caroline Winter Branton (nee East). Born 1895 Pode Hole and enlisted Spalding, Lincs. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 2.

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