Scunthorpe - Harry Wright

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Reference WMO/263803


Brumby Cemetery

121 Cemetery Rd


DN16 1EB


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Addition to Gravestone
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About the memorial: Grey vertical rectangular stone with oval top and checked shoulders, sides slightly cut away below shoulders before widening again toward bottom. Stands on chamfered base stone. Single flower head motif within circle at top centre of headstone, spray of roses within panel to each side of motif across top and partially down sides of stone. Lettering in black lead, now partly missing.
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In Loving Memory / Of / Emma, / The Beloved Second Wife Of / George S. Wright, / Of Ashby, / Who Died July 26th 1929, / Aged 67 Years. / Not Lost, But Gone Before, / Her End Was Peace. / Also Of Harry, / The Beloved Son Of The Above / Killed In Action In France / March 20th 1917, / Aged 19 Years. / Resting In Heaven.

Harry Wright. Private 203965. 2/4th Battalion, King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Died of wounds 20th March 1917, aged 19 years. Son of George Samuel and Emma Wright. Born Ashby and enlisted Scunthorpe, Lincs. Commemorated Varennes Military Cemetery. I.J.50.

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