Thomas Harris, Thomas Leonard Harris & William Harris, Mercantile Marine

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Reference WMO/263729


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 Limestone
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: In the churchyard, behind (to the west of) the church. Gravestone of Sarah Elizabeth Harris, also commemorating her husband and two sons, who were lost aboard the schooner "P. T. Harris" in June, 1916.
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To the Sacred memory of My dear husband and two sons who were lost at sea, on The schooner "P. T. Harris", During the Great War June 1916. THOMAS HARRIS, Master Mariner, Aged 41 years. THOMAS LEONARD, Aged 16 years. WILLIAM, Aged 14 years. We cannor bend beside their grave For they sleep in the secret sea And not one gentle whispering grave, Will tell the place to me: But though unseen by human eye, Though mortals known it not, Their father knoweth where they lie And angels guard their spot. Also of SARAH ELIZABETH Beloved wife and mother of the above, ..... etc


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