Lincoln - Douglas Frank Dales

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Reference WMO/264944


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
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Headstone basically square topped with checks falling to straight sides which widen at base to butt against kerbs, two slim decorative pillars with rounded tops stand recessed against stone sides. Black lettering to stone centre. Second stone toward space bottom is open book with flat pages and tassel standing at angle on small flat foundation, square vase butted to right side and black lettering to pages. Each page dedicated to one person although prayer across top of both pages.
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Headstone:- In Loving Memory Of/John Thomas Ogden/ Died 4th March 1949 Aged 76 Years/ Also Of Harriett/ Beloved Wife Of The Above/ Died 29th Aug. 1949, Aged 73 Years/ And Of Sgt. Douglas Frank Dales/ Beloved Grandson Of The Above/ Killed In Action 29th June 1944/ Aged 20 Years./ Interred At Wassy, France/ In The Midst Of Life We Are In Death. Book:- In Loving Memory Of/ John Thomas Ogden,/ Died 14th/ January/ 1987/ Aged/ 87 Years./ Jessie/ Gladys/ Ogden/ Died 5th/ June/ 1995/ Aged/ 86 Years..

Douglas Frank Dales. Sergeant (Flight Engineer) 1623580, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 102 Squadron. Died 29th June 1944, aged 20 years. Son of Frank and Elsie May Dales of Brant Broughton, Lincs. Buried Wassy Communal Cemetery. Coll Grave 1-3.

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