Arthur William Gayton, Ship's Cook, SS "Coquet", Mercantile Marine

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Reference WMO/263809


St. Peter's Churchyard

Church Hill



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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 Marble
Lettering: Raised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: In the churchyard, to the north of the church. Addition to the gravestone of William Samuel Gayton, also commemorating his son, Arthur William Gayton, killed by enemy action on 4 January, 1916.
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In ever loving memory of WILLIAM SAMUEL, Beloved husband of MARY ELIZABETH GAYTON, who passed peacefully away At Bickington, Barnstaple, June 17th 1941, aged 71 years. _____ Peace divine _____ Also ARTHUR WILLIAM, Son of the above, Killed by enemy action Jany. 4th 1916, aged 23 years. _____ At rest _____ Also the above MARY ELIZABETH, Died April 20th 1953, Aged 79 years. _____ No more pain


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