Lincoln - William Smith

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Reference WMO/265007


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: Gravespace delineated by four plain butted chamfered kerbstones. Vertical rectangular headstone stands slightly forward of top kerb and has Gothic top. Stone narrows slightly at sides before widening again toward base. Inscribed single narrow line around top and sides of stone only. Semi circular recessed panel to top centre shows flower head and leaf decoration, self coloured inscribed lettering beneath. Space is capped and overgrown.
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In Loving Memory of/ Sidney George/ The Beloved Son Of/ Henry & Alice Annie Smith,/ Who Departed This Life/ November 25th 1903/ Aged 5 Years./ Not My Will, But Thy Will Be Done/ Also In Loving Memory Of/ Pte William Smith,/ Of The 1/7 Royal Warwick Regt/ Son Of The Above/ Killed In Action In France/ Aug. 27th 1917,/ Aged 25 Years.

William Smith. Private 27026. 7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, formerly 5594 Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 27th August 1917. Enlisted Lincoln. Missing and commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 23 to 28 and 163A

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