Lincoln - Arthur Benton

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Reference WMO/264886


Newport Cemetery

Newport Road




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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Addition to Gravestone
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Gravespace delineated by three deep chamfered kerb sections and headstone, space capped and covered by grey gravel. Round vase within space, and family surname only in black lettering to bottom kerb. Horizontal rectangular headstone has peon top with checks and joins check topped post to either side, each post shows small raised Latin cross. Centre of stone undecorated except for faded black lead lettering.
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Sacred/ To The Memory Of/ Fred Benton/ Died 16th April 1937, Aged 78 Years./ Also Emmelina His Wife/ Died 9th Nov. 1928, Aged 60 Years./ And Arthur Their Son/ Killed In Action In France 26th Sep. 1917/ Aged 20 Years

Refers to: Arthur Benton. Private 200669. 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 26th September 1917. Son of Fred Benton of 54 Alexandra Terrace, Lincoln, Lincs. Enlisted Lincoln, Lincs. Commemorated Bedford House Cemetery. Enclosure No: 4. XIII.E.4.

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