Scunthorpe - Joseph Francis Cranidge

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Reference WMO/263773


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: Chalk Landscape Feature
  • Stone Stone (any)
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Grey shield shaped headstone laid upon ground, inscribed line around all edges runs parallel with edges and small unidentified motif at bottom, possibly four stars. Inscribed self coloured lettering. Shows no evidence of previous attachment to larger monument
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In/Loving Memory/ Of/ Pte J F Cranidge./ No 8412. 8th Lincs Regt./ Killed In Action In/ France July 1st 1916/ Aged 31 Years

Joseph Francis Cranidge. Private 8412. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd July (1st on memorial) 1916. Son of William and Emily Cranidge of 14 Gurnell Street, Scunthorpe, Lincs. Born Scunthorpe, Lincs, enlisted Goole, YKS and resident Scunthorpe, Lincs. Commemorated Mericourt-L’Abbe Communal Cemetery Extension, I.D.4.

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