South Ferriby - Harold William Dawson

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Reference WMO/263484


St Nicolas Churchyard

High Street

South Ferriby Barton-upon-Humber

DN18 6HS


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Addition to Gravestone
  • Stone Stone (any)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Gravespace originally delineated by four slightly chamfered kerb sections, bottom one almost wholly overgrown. Space is capped and vegetation covered, broken slab foundation for headstone immediately forward of top kerb. Possible small supplementary stone forward of slab but indeterminate on photo. Appears originally had grey vertical rectangular headstone in shape of upright scroll, this stood on large horizontal rectangular base which in turn stood on slab, but now both lie flat on ground immediately outside top of space. Headstone undecorated except for dedication in faded black lead lettering.
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(In?) Loving Memory Of / Harry Dawson / Who Died 31st May 1921, / Aged 4 Years. / Also Harold W Dawson / His Father, / Who Fell In Action / 23rd Sept. 1917, / Aged 31 Years. / “At Home With Jesus.”

Refers to:- Harold W, Dawson, 36848, Private, "X" Coy. 1st Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Dawson, of Winteringham, Lincs; husband of Annie Dawson, of 16, Queen St., Barton-on-Humber, Lincs. L.S.-South Ferriby- 17-11-17. Born Winteringham, enlisted Scunthorpe, Killed in action 23rd September 1917, aged 31, commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

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