Scunthorpe - George Allen Simpson

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Reference WMO263797

Address:

Brumby Cemetery

121 Cemetery Road

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: Roll of Honour or Book of Remembrance
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
About the memorial: Grey vertical rectangular stone with oval top and checked rounded shoulders, stone narrows below shoulders before widening again toward bottom. Stands on small horizontal rectangular foundation stone. Headstone has triple flower motif contained within basically triangular shape at top centre, lettering beneath is inscribed and self coloured.
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In Loving Memory Of / Joseph/ The Beloved Husband Of / Sarah Ann Simpson, / (Of New Frodingham)/ Who Passed Away May 12th 1912 / Aged 64 Years. / Thy Will Be Done / Also Of The Above / Sarah Ann Simpson, / Who Died July 27th 1930 / Aged 77 Years / Also Of Their Dear Son / Pte George Allen Simpson, / Who Was Killed In Action At Ypres / April 15th 1916/ Aged 21 Years ./ He Bravely Answered His Countrys Call / And Gave His Life For Us And All / At Rest.

George Allen Simpson. Private 13829. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Note both CWGC and SDGW has killed in action 15th February 1916 (stone has 15th April 1916), aged 21 years. Son of (the late) Joseph and Mrs S A Simpson of 3 William Street, Scunthorpe, Lincs. Born Frodingham, enlisted Scunthorpe and resident Frodingham, Lincs. Commemorated Menin Road South Military Cemetery. I.H.9. Also commemorated Scunthorpe War Memorial and St Lawrence Church, Frodingham.

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