Scunthorpe - Ernest Schofield

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Reference WMO/263796


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: Grey horizontal rectangular stone with oval top and raised shoulder to either side of oval. Flower spray motif at top centre of oval and stone below motif shows raised open book with flat pages. Tasselled rope bookmark down centre divides pages which both show lettering in black lead but are otherwise undecorated. Prayer in black lead lettering beneath book. Black round vase without container to left of stone.
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Left side: In Loving Memory Of/ Mary Ann,/ Wife Of The Late/ John A Schofield,/ Who Died May 16th 1929/ Aged 73 Right side: Also Of Their Son/ Pte E(?) Schofield,/ Who Died In France/ Dec 20th 1916/ Aged 3(?). Base: Safe In His Keeping

Ernest Schofield. Private 5034. 4th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Died 20th December 1916, aged 39 years. Son of Mrs M A Schofield of Ashwood Villas, Banks Ave, Pontefract, YKS. Born Wakefield, YKS, enlisted Oxford and resides New Headington, OXF. Buried St Sever Cemetery Extension. O.III.J.9.

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