Spalding - Tom Harry Elsom

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Reference WMO263337

Address:

Spalding Cemetery

96 Pinchbeck Road

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:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Vertical rectangular grey stone with small decorative cutaway to left top corner and vertical decorative grooves to entire height of right side. Black lettering to left side and centre, some lettering missing. Round free standing vase at bottom of stone. Grave space appears to be surrounded by square kerb sections, and to be capped and covered by grey gravel.
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In loving memory of/ my dearly beloved husband/ Albert Elsom,/ who passed over/ 27th Nov. 1947, aged 54 years/ and of their son/ Lieut Tom H Elsom/ killed in action/ 2nd Nov 1942 aged 20 years/ “at rest”/ also of ?/ ? ? ?/ who passed over/ 7th November ?/ ? ?

Refers to: Tom Harry Elsom born Holbeach area 1921. Lieutenant 189033. Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 2nd November 1942. Commemorated El Alamein War Cemetery. XXXII.G.1.

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