Scunthorpe - Harry Downing

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Reference WMO263779

Address:

Brumby Cemetery

121 Cemetery Rd

Scunthorpe

DN16 1EB

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
Materials:
  • Stone Alabaster
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Gravespace with grey vertical rectangular stone at head. Stone has square top, checked and rounded shoulders dropping to lower square topped, rounded shouldered panel at each side, sides of stone are straight. Panels show (believed) leaf decoration while undecorated smoothed centre panel has faded black lettering. Remainder of space delineated by three square kerb sections, space is capped and covered by grey gravel. Splay sided vase with container stands within space.
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Sacred To The Memory Of/ Rosabelle/ The Beloved Wife Of/ Henry Downing/ Died 9th July 1949, Aged 66 Years./ Also In Loving Memory Of Our Son/ Sergt. Harry Downing, S.I.B./ Died 22nd October 1946, Aged 23 Years/ Interred Phaliron Greece.

Harry Downing. Sergeant 14329574. Corps of Military Police (Special Investigation Branch on memorial). Died 22nd October 1946, aged 22 years. Son of Henry and Rosabelle Downing of Scunthorpe, Lincs. Buried Phaleron War Cemetery. 22.A.4.

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