Lincoln - Kenneth William Blackford

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Reference WMO/264887


Newport Cemetery

Newport Road




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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Addition to Gravestone
  • 10th Century Wars
About the memorial: Vertical rectangular white stone with square vase butted to right side, the whole stands on large white horizontal rectangular foundation. Headstone has square top with checks and slightly rounded ends falling to straight vertical sides, small recessed panel to each side top shows rose flower and leaf ornamentation while centre undecorated except for black lettering.
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In/ Loving/ Memory Of/ William Henry/ Blackford,/ Died 12th March 1948/ Aged 58 Years./ Also His Dear Wife/ Kate Blackford,/ Died 12th Nov 1984/ Aged 95 Years./ And/ Sgt. Kenneth William/ Blackford R.A.F./ Missing 5th May 1941/ Aged 21 Years./ Re-United

Refers to: William Kenneth Blackford on CWGC and 1919 birth record. Sergeant 944341, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 235 Squadron. Died 5th May 1941. Son of William Henry and Kate Blackford (nee Corden) of Lincoln, Lincs. Missing and commemorated Runnymede Memorial. Panel 39.

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