Scunthorpe - James McDonald

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Reference WMO263792

Address:

Brumby Cemetery

121 Cemetery Road

Scunthorpe

DN16 1EB

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Addition to Gravestone
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Gravespace with grey vertical rectangular headstone with straight top and double checked shoulders, semi recumbent desk tablet butted to base of headstone. Headstone front slightly concave otherwise undecorated except for black lead lettering. Flower motif on each section of raised panel beneath outer shoulder, desk tablet undecorated except for lettering in black lead, which now partly missing. Remainder of gravespace delineated by three square checked kerb sections with square checked post to each bottom corner. Space capped and four vases with containers stand within space.
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Headstone: - In Treasured Memory Of/ A Loving Husband And Father/ Donald Archibald/ Mcdonald,/ Who Answered His Lord/ 28th February 1938,/ Aged 63 Years/ Peace Perfect Peace/ Also A Beloved Mother/ Margaret Hunter Mcdonald/ Wife Of The Above/ Died 16th Dec. 1960 Aged 82 Years Desk:- In/ Sacred Memory Of/ A Beloved Son/ Cpl James Mcdonald, R.A.F./ Killed On Service In India/ May 6th 1944 Aged 27/ In Gods Keeping

James McDonald (MacDonald as spelling CWGC). Corporal 1184899, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 6th May 1944, aged 27 years. Son of Donald Archibald and Margaret Hunter McDonald of Scunthorpe, Lincs. Commemorated Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery. Plot O. Row B. Grave 3.

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