Ruskington - Arthur & William Thorpe

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Reference WMO/263917


The Cemetery

Sleaford Road

Ruskington, North Kesteven, Lincolnshire

NG34 9BL


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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: Gothic stone with rounded shoulders, stone narrows slightly at sides before widening toward bottom. Stands on chamfered base stone. Inscribed self-coloured lettering which extends onto base stone, some base stone lettering heavily weathered. Flower motif at stone top centre, small leaf motif to each side of flower.
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In Loving Memory Of/ John/ The Beloved Husband Of/ Betsy Ann Thorpe/ Who Died April 27th 1905,/ Aged 43 Years/ Also Of William,/ Fourth Son Of The Above/ Who Was Killed In Action/ In France, December 18th 1915,/ In His 21st Year/ Gone But Not Forgotten/ Also Of Betsy Ann Thorpe,/ Who Died June 24th 1939,/ Aged 76 Years./ Rest In Peace/ Also Of Arthur/ Son Of The Above/ Who Died Of Wounds In France/ April 23rd 1917, Aged 26 Years

Thorpe William, Private, 13767, 7th Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment

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