Spalding - Ernest William Sansby

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Reference WMO263397

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:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Gravespace delineated by grey kerb sections, chamfered at top but otherwise square, surrounding space which is capped and covered with grey gravel. Plain square vase within space. Top kerb has plain square post at each end with further two posts at equal distance apart along length, the three sections of kerb so formed each has a dedication in gold lettering upon it. Bottom kerb has plain square post at mid length forming two sections of kerb, left section only has dedication in gold lettering.
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Top kerb: Left: IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ JOSEPH SANSBY/ DIED SEPT 20TH 1945/ AGED 60 YEARS/ IN SILENCE WE REMEMBER. Centre: IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ JENNIE SANSBY/ DIED SEPT 26TH 1982/ AGED 95 YEARS/ REST IN PEACE Right: IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ THOMAS ? ?/ DIED DEC ? ?/ AGED 55 YEARS/ (Line unreadable) Bottom kerb: IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ ERNEST WILLIAM SANSBY/ LOST HIS LIFE IN THE BATTLE OF CRETE MAY 22ND 1941

Refers to:- Ernest William Sansby. Stoker 1st Class D/KX95243, Royal Navy. HMS ‘Gloucester’. Died 22nd May 1941, aged 20 years. Son of Joseph and Jennie Sansby of Doncaster, YKS. Commemorated Plymouth Naval Memorial. Panel 53. Column 2.

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