South Ferriby - Christopher, Fred and McKenzie Twidle

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Reference WMO/263497


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)
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Vertical rectangular gray stone with Gothic top dropping to Scotia shoulders, stone narrows below shoulders before widening toward base. Stands on horizontal chamfered foundation stone. Ivy leaf decoration in recessed triangular panel to top of stone, inscribed self coloured dedication beneath
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In / Loving Memory Of / My Dear Husband / John Martin Twidle. / Who Departed This Life / Jan. 8th 1922. Aged 64 Years. / His End Was Peace. / Also Millicent Faram / Wife Of The Above. Who Died Jan 29-1925 Aged 69 Years. / Loved And Remembered / Also The Three Sons Of The Above / Fred, Christopher And / Mckenzie, Who Were Killed / In The Great War 1914-1918. / We Shall All Meet Again

Refers to:- Christopher Twidle. Gunner 232753. C Battery, 112th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 9th September 1918. Son of John Martin and Millicent Faram Twidle (nee Jaques) of South Ferriby, Lincs. Husband of Ada Twidle (nee Clark) of ‘Walkhouse’, Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Born South Ferriby and enlisted Scunthorpe, Lincs. Buried Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension. VIII.F.2 Fred Twidle birth recorded 1886, son of John Martin and Millicent Faram Twidle (nee Jaques). 1891 census – present South Ferriby. 1901 census – present South Ferriby. 1911 census – not found. No trace CWGC/ SDGW or civilian death records. Commemorated as Fred Twidle on parents headstone and Sgt Twidle on South Ferriby War Memorial. Unable to identify as casualty and no further information. McKenzie Twidle. Rifleman 42628. 12th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles (formerly M/2/266619 Army Service Corps). Killed in action 25th October 1918, aged 20 years. Son of John Martin and Millicent Faram Twidle (nee Jaques) of 31 Green Lane, Barrow-upon-Humber, Lincs. Born South Ferriby, Lincs and enlisted Hull Central, Yorks. Buried Ingoyghem Military Cemetery. C.4.

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