Nettleton - Reuben Neeve

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Reference WMO264186

Address:

St John the Baptist Churchyard

Church Street

Nettleton

LN7 6NP

England

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Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Addition to Gravestone
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Double gravespace delineated by three kerb sections and two headstones standing alongside each other at one end, space appears capped and gravel covered and is vegetation contaminated, appears to be two small vases within space. Headstones are virtually identical and are grey vertical rectangles with Gothic top dropping to rounded shoulders and small decorative projections beneath, stone narrows below before widening toward large horizontal chamfered foundation stones. Both stones have triangular recess toward top centre with flower head and leaves within, although these differ slightly. Both stones have part dedication above panel with remainder below in black lead lettering, now partially missing, and on both stones the face of the stone shows outward, away from the centre of the space.
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Right stone: In Loving Memory of / Joseph, / Beloved Son Of / William & Eliza Clark, / Of Nettleton / Died May 7th 1921 / Aged 62 Years. / May He Rest In Peace. Left stone: In Loving Memory of / Mary Ann, / The Beloved Wife Of / William Neave / [Of Binbrook] / Who Died Aug. 28th 1919 / Aged 57 Years. / Jesu, Lover Of My Soul. / Also Of Reuben, / The Beloved Son Of The Above / Who Was Killed In Action In France / Sept. 27th. 1918, / Aged 28 Years. / Peace, Perfect Peace.

Refers: Reuben Neave. Private 65317. 2/4th Battalion, Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, formerly 4636 West Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 28th September 1918 (as CWGC). Son of William and Mary Ann Neave, husband of Jessie Neave (nee Cook). Born 1890 Lissington and enlisted Kirmond le Mire, Lincs. Buried Marcong British Cemetery. II.F.8.

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