Scunthorpe - William Blyth Dalton

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Reference WMO/263778


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)
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Vertical rectangular brown stone with chamfered Gothic top, stone narrows each side below top before widening again toward base. Stands on small grey foundation stone. Large Lily flower spray decoration within basically triangular panel toward top centre of stone, inscribed lettering both above and below spray was originally black now faded to mainly self coloured.
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Edward,/ The Beloved Husband Of/ Mary Ann Dalton,/ Of New Brumby,/ Who Died Feb 2nd 1910,/ Aged 61 Years./ “Thy Will Be Done.”/ Also Of The Above Mary Ann Dalton,/ Who Died Sept 26th 1926,/ Aged 79 Years./ At Rest./ Also Of Lance Cpl. William Blyth Dalton,/ 9th Lincs. Regiment/ Who Died On Active Service/ November 4th 1915, At Alexandria/ Aged 29 Years./ Faithful To The Empire.

William Blyth Dalton. Lance Corporal 14681. C Company, 6th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment (9th Battalion on memorial, 6th on both CWGC/SDGW). Died Gallipoli 4th November 1915, aged 29 years. Son of Edward and Mary Ann Dalton. Born West Halton, enlisted Scunthorpe and resident New Brumby, Lincs. Buried Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery. B.140.

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