Spalding - Raymond John Gable

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Reference WMO263373

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: Gravespace delineated by grey rough hewn square kerbstones around all sides. Vertical rectangular rough hewn red stone headstone with slightly splayed sides stands on grey horizontal rectangular rough hewn base stone. Centre of headstone smoothed, edges remain rough hewn. Small leaf decoration to top left of headstone, inscription in black on remainder of face. Slight Lichen contamination toward top. Small plain grey rectangle of stone propped at 45 degrees against base stone has inscribed self coloured lettering. Splay sided vase within space, which is capped and covered by grey gravel.
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Headstone: - In Loving Memory/ Of/ WILLIAM/ THE BELOVED HUSBAND OF/ LOUISA STOREY/ WHO ENTERED THE HOMELAND/ 16TH MARCH 1932/ AGED 65 YEARS/ RESTING WHERE NO SHADOWS FALL/ ALSO LOUISA STOREY/ BELOVED WIFE OF THE ABOVE/ DIED 13TH FEB 1949/ AGED 78 YEARS/ RE-UNITED/ ALSO THEIR DAUGHTER/ GLADYS HILDA GABLE/ WHO DIED 14TH MARCH 1968/ AGED 72 YEARS Grey stone: - [Photo difficult to read, transcription mostly from previously recorded M I] IN TREASURED MEMORY OF / RAYMOND GABLE / 1ST BATT. ROYAL WARWICKSHIRE RGT. PRESUMED KILLED IN FRANCE / 16TH MAY 1940 / AGED 19 YEARS [Line unreadable]

Refers to:- Raymond John Gable. Private 5109742. 7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died 16th May 1940, aged 19 years. Son of George and Gladys Gable of Westcliff on Sea, ESS. Missing and commemorated Dunkirk Memorial. Column 41.

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