Lincoln -Thomas Arthur Shillito

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Reference WMO/265004


Newport Cemetery

Newport Road




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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Addition to Gravestone
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Gravespace but complete delineation unknown. Known to have two white square kerb sections to sides and headstone to top, space capped and covered by green gravel. Black lead lettering over right section of headstone which is a vertical rectangular square topped section. Left section shows four vertical superimposed rectangles of differing heights and widths, one of which breaks the square top of the section and rises above it. All rectangles with the exception of the rear one are broken by a recess which shows a large Latin cross. The whole rests on large chamfered horizontal rectangular base stone.
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In Loving Memory of/ Frederick Tom, The Beloved Husband Of/ Ellen Sheldon Shillito;/ Died July 10th 1934,/ Aged 68 Years./ Also Of/ Thomas Arthur Shillito,/ Son Of The Above,/ Killed In Action At Arras/ April 28th 1917,/ Aged 21 Years./ Also Of/ Ellen Sheldon Shillito,/ Died July 28th 1947,/ Aged 81 Years. “Reunited.”/ “Resting.”.

Thomas Arthur Shillito. Lance Corporal 40674. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 28th April 1917, aged 21 years. Son of Frederick Tom and Ellen Sheldon Shillito of 11 Tennyson Street, Lincoln, Lincs. Born and enlisted Lincoln, Lincs. Buried Roeux British Cemetery. D.61.

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