South Ferriby - Ronald Manchester

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Reference WMO/263492

Address:

St Nicolas Churchyard

High Street

South Ferriby Barton-upon-Humber

DN18 6HS

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 headstone and three square kerb sections with plain post to each bottom corner. Space is capped and covered with green gravel, panelled vase with container within space. Horizontal rectangular grey headstone has checked top and straight sides, inscribed lettering within rectangular recessed panel to top of stone and flower decoration within triangular recessed panels to each top corner. Dedication below panels in black lead lettering, now partially missing. Heavy staining to top and sides of stone.
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Resting / In / Loving Memory of / Catherine / Beloved Wife Of George Manchester / Who Died 9th Sept. 1958, Aged 60 Years. / Also Of Ronald, Beloved Son Of The Above / Who Died Of Wounds In Italy 2nd Nov. 1943 / While Serving In 1st Air Landing Regt. R.A. / Aged 19 Years. “Thy Will Be Done.” / Also Of The Above George Manchester / Who Died 25th Nov. 1985, Aged 86 Years. / Reunited.

Refers to:- Ronald Manchester. Gunner 14329449. 1st Airlanding Light Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 2nd November 1943. Birth recorded 1924 Glanford Brigg Registration District, Lincs, the son of George and Catherine L Manchester (nee Kerridge). Buried Sangro River War Cemetery. XI.B.26.

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