Spalding - George Ernest Seymour

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Reference WMO263399

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: Chalk Landscape Feature
Materials:
  • Stone Alabaster
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Unadorned large grey Latin cross on three tier stepped base. Black lead lettering on three tiers and three faces of base, some lettering now missing .
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Front face: IN LOVING/ MEMORY OF/ MARIA,/ THE DEARLY BELOVED WIFE OF/ EDWIN AUGUSTUS PLENTY SEYMOUR/ WHO FELL ASLEEP JULY 10TH 1920,/ AGED 67/ MAKE HER TO BE NUMBERED WITH THY/ SAINTS IN GLORY EVERLASTING. Right side face IN/ LOVING MEMORY/ OF/ EDWIN A P SEYMOUR/ WHO PASSED AWAY/ SEPT 21ST 1932/ AGED 80./ RE-UNITED. Left side face IN PROUD/ AND/ LOVING MEMORY/ OF/ PTE G.E. SEYMOUR,/ 1ST CANADIAN CONTINGENT/ REPORTED MISSING 24TH APRIL 1915,/ AT ST JULIEN./ SON OF E.A.P & M. SEYMOUR./ AGED 28./ HE GAVE HIS LIFE THAT WE MIGHT LIVE

Refers to:- George Ernest Seymour. Private 19060. 2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment). Son of Edwin Augustus Plenty and Maria Seymour (nee Jarvis) of 193-5 High Road, Lee, London (Attestation Paper has parents address 21 Church Street, Spalding, Lincs). Born 21 Church Street, Spalding, Lincs on 2nd March 1887 and died 22nd April 1915 (as CWGC). Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 10-18-26-28.

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