Scunthorpe - Spicer Family

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Reference WMO263733

Address:

Crosby Cemetery,

Ferry Road,

Crosby

Scunthorpe DN15 8QE

DN15 8QE

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
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Broken white headstone with black lead inscription on two faces. Headstone is plinth which is vertically rectangular in height, square in width. Large male bearded figure in biblical robes propped against side of plinth, appears to have originally topped it, figure holds left arm against chest, right arm slightly extended, although hand broken and missing. Hull suffered its worst air raids on the two nights of 7/8th and 8/9th May 1941, with the loss of 200 each night. Ernest John, Vida May, Joan, Delma, Geoffrey and Edward are commemorated as killed on the 8th May and all interred Hedon, Municipal Borough, Yorkshire
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Front face In Loving Memory Of / Ernest John Spicer, / Aged 45 Years, / Also Vida May, / Wife Of The Above / Aged 44 Years, / Also Norman, Aged 23 Years; Also Joan, Aged 22 Years / Also Delma, Aged 14 Years / Also Geoffrey, Aged 10 Years / Also Edward, Aged 6 Years, Children Of The Above, Killed By Enemy Action 8 May 1941 "Till We meet again". Left face Also Of Jack, / Their Last Remaining / And Beloved Son / Died Feb 6th 1943, / Aged 22 Years. / In God's Keeping They Meet Again.

Ernest John, Vida May, Joan, Delma, Geoffrey and Edward are commemorated as killed on the 8th May and all interred Hedon, Municipal Borough, Yorkshire

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