Scunthorpe - George William Cox

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Reference WMO/263772


Brumby Cemetery

121 Cemetery Road


DN16 1EB


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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)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Gravespace with vertical rectangular red headstone which has straight top and lower shoulders. Top rounded in shape of scroll, panel below shoulder to each side shows ivy leaf decoration. Inscribed self coloured lettering between decorative panels. Remainder of gravespace delineated by three deep chamfered kerb sections with rough hewn peon post to each bottom corner. Gravespace capped and square white container with vase stands within space.
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In/Loving Memory Of/ Pte. George William Cox/ Who Fell In Action In France/ Aug. 23rd 1917, Aged 37./ Also Of Our Dear Mother/ Susan Cox,/ Wife Of The Above/ Who Died May 20th 1935,/ Aged 57./ “Re-United

George William Cox. Private 40783. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 22nd August 1917, aged 37 years. Husband of Susan Cox (nee Clayton) of 21 Queen Street, Scunthorpe, Lincs. Enlisted Scunthorpe and resident Frodingham, Scunthorpe, Lincs. Commemorated Cement House Cemetery. IV.B.18.

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