Messingham - Robert Maw

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Reference WMO/264254


Holy Trinity Churchyard

Temperance Ave

Messingham Scunthorpe

DN17 3SF


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: Unknown
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Addition to Gravestone
  • Stone Marble
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Gravespace delineated by four square black kerb sections, top kerb broken by inserted black headstone. Space capped and covered by green gravel, ovolo vase with container within space. Vertical rectangular headstone has peon top with checks dropping to small vertical fall and small horizontal section before second vertical fall and second horizontal section drops to straight sides. Latin cross with ivy leaf decoration in small vertical panels to both sides of stone, gold lettering to centre.
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In/ Loving Memory Of/ Robert/ The Beloved Husband Of/ Ada Maw,/ Who Died 6th Dec. 1944, Aged 61 Years/ Also Robert, Their Beloved Son/ Killed In Action Germany 15th April 1945,/ Aged 20 Years./ Also A Dear Daughter Edith,/ Who Died 17th Jan. 1970, Aged 48 Years./ Also The Above Ada Maw, Who Died 20th Feb. 1983, Aged 94 Years./ “Re-United.”.

Refers to: Robert Maw, 14801446, Private, 5/7th Bn. Gordon Highlanders. Son of Robert and Ada Maw of Messingham, Lincolnshire. SFS 5/5/45. Born and resident Lincolnshire, Presumed killed in action 15th April 1945, aged 20, interred Becklingen War Cemetery,Soltau, Niedersachsen, Germany. Commemorated Scunthorpe

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