Lincoln - Edward Crossland

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Reference WMO/264940


Newport Cemetery

Newport Road




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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Addition to Gravestone
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Vertical rectangular headstone with Gothic top dropping to small protruding decorative shoulders, narrows slightly below shoulders before widening again toward base. Small fern leaf decoration at top centre, inscribed lettering.
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In Affectionate Memory of/ L/Cpl Edward Crossland/ 6th Batt. Lincs. Regt./ Died Of The Effects Of/ Gas Posioning/ May 20th 1918,/ Aged 29 Years./ Buried At Philosophe, France./ Also Mary Crossland/ Devoted Wife Of/ Frank E. Crossland/ Died Octr 29th 1920,/ Aged 63 Years./ “They Are In Peace”/ Also Frank E Crossland/ (Line unknown)/ (Line unknown).

Lance Corporal 10161. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 20th May 1918, aged 29 years. Son of Frank Edward and Mary Crossland of Newport Arch, Lincoln. Buried Philosophe British Cemetery. III.D.17.

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