Lincoln - John Wipf

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Reference WMO265033

Address:

Newport Cemetery

Newport Road

Lincoln

LN2 1SG

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Addition to Gravestone
Materials:
  • Stone Marble
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Dark Grey vertical rectangular stone with checked top falling to straight sides, stands on black chamfered base stone. Small recessed panel to both top sides of stone shows rose flower and leaf ornamentation, inscribed lettering to centre.
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In/ Loving Memory/ Of/ Percy Wipf,/ Died 15th March 1925./ Also Of/ Rose Wipf,/ Died 6th Jan. 1967./ And Their Brother/ 2nd Lieutenant John Wipf,/ Killed In France/ 8th Oct. 1918./ “At Rest.”

John Jacob Wipf. Second Lieutenant. 3rd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 8th October 1918, aged 23 years. Son of Emil and Mary Ann Wipf of 26 Hereward Street, Lincoln, Lincs. Commemorated Naves Communal Cemetery Extension. III.E.17..

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