Scunthorpe - Frederick Arthur Skinner

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Reference WMO/263798


Brumby Cemetery

121 Cemetery Rd


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)
  • Boer War, Second (1899-1902)
About the memorial: Grey stone three tier stepped base on red chamfered stone foundation. Second and third tiers displaced from true, broken base of cross on third tier and partial remains of heavily broken cross lie immediately in front of base. Black lead lettering over entire front of base. Self coloured, very eroded, inscription on foundation stone. Memorial otherwise undecorated.
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Base faces:- Fanny Mary/ The Beloved Daughter Of/ Thomas Charles/ And Mary Elizabeth Skinner/ Of Frodingham/ Who Died February 7th 1898/ Aged 23 Years/ I Look Around, And See/ The Evil Ways Of Men/ And, O Beloved Child/ I’m More Than Reconciled/ To Thy Departure Then. Foundation:- [word unreadable] Frederick Arthur Skinner/ Who Died When On Active Service/ [word unreadable] ?Emfontein [believed Bloemfontein but word partially unreadable] [word unreadable]

Boar War Plaque in St. Lawrence’s Church, Frodingham, Scunthorpe, Lincs has name as Frederick Arthur Close Skinner. "K" Coy, 5th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 12th August 1900.

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