Spalding - Sidney E. V. Busley

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Reference WMO263313

Address:

Spalding Cemetery

96 Pinchbeck Rd

Spalding

PE11 1RF

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 brown stone with oval top, Scotia shoulders and small decorative protrusion to each side. Stands on small chamfered base. Deep single decorative groove along sides and top, letters HIS in circular panel toward top. Inscribed self coloured lettering. Heavy staining toward bottom.
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IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ SAMUEL BUSLEY,/ DIED OCT 28TH 1914,/ AGED 68 YEARS/ ALSO MARY ANN BRIGHTMAN,/ WIFE OF THE ABOVE/ DIED APRIL 19TH 1918,/ AGED 64 (?) YEARS./ GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN/ ALSO SIDNEY ERNEST VICTOR/ THEIR SON LATE OF 2ND BATT./ COLDSTREAM GUARDS,/ KILLED IN ACTION AT CLICHY FRANCE/ BETWEEN 14TH AND 16TH SEPT 1916/ IN HIS 21ST YEAR/ BLESSED IS HE THAT LAYTH DOWN HISLIFE/ FOR HIS FRIENDS

Refers to:- Sydney Ernest Victor Busley. Private 15473. 2nd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Killed in action 16th September 1916. Born Moulton and enlisted Spalding, Lincs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 7D and 8D.

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