William Arthur Cork, L/Cpl, 5th Dorset Regiment

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Reference WMO/263728


St. Mary's Churchyard

Churchfield Road



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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 Alabaster
Lettering: Leaded
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: In the churchyard to the south of the church. Addition to the gravestone of his brother, Thomas Edeard Cork, Pte, 16th Bn, Devonshire Regiment, also commemoration his brother, William Arthur Cork, L/Cpl, 5th Bn, Dorsetshire Regiment, killed in action in Mesopotamia on 11 January, 1917.
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In Loving Memory of WILLIAM ARTHUR CORK of the "Dorset Regiment" who fell in action at Beaumont Hamel January 11th 1917, aged 23 years. Also THOMAS EDWARD brother of the above, of the "North Devon Hussars" who died on his return from active service in Palestine March 19th, 1919, aged 24 years. __________ Christ's faithful soldiers and servants. Also GEORGE HENRY CORK, father of the above, who entered into rest June 20th 1934, aged 78 years. And LUCY, his wife, who passed peacefully away November 16th 194? Aged ?? years.


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