Scunthorpe - Gregory Thornton Hicks

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Reference WMO263785

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 Marble
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Broken gravespace originally with black horizontal rectangular stone at head, stone now lies on ground. Stone has checked top dropping to straight sides, unidentified decoration in form of basically three straight parallel lines to each side, inscribed self coloured lettering to centre. Remainder of gravespace originally delineated by three black square kerb sections with posts at bottom corners, bottom kerb section now detached and lies within space. Large black round vase stands within space.
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In Loving Memory of/ Emily Jane/ Beloved Wife Of William Hicks/ Died 29th Sept 1939 Aged 71 Years/ Also Of Their Beloved Son/ Gregory Thornton Hicks/ L-Stoker H.M.S. Invincible/ Killed In Action At Jutland 31st May 1916/ Aged 25 Years.

Gregory Thornton Hicks. Leading Stoker K/10086, Royal Navy. HMS ‘Invincible’. Died 31st May 1916, aged 25 years. Son of William and Emily Hicks of 17 Trent Terrace, Crowle, Lincs. Missing and commemorated Portsmouth Naval Memorial. 16.

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