Boston - Douglas Merson Steel

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Reference WMO/265540


Boston Cemetery

Marian Road


PE21 9HA


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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: Grave Marker
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Headstone Sacred To The Memory Of Thomas Will Steel Died 1st Sept. 1935 In His 73 Rd Year At Rest Also Of His Wife Mary Martha Steel Died 29th May 1955 In Her 92nd Year Bottom Kerb. And Of Their Son Instr. Commander Doulas Merson Steel M.A., R.N. / Lost At Sea In H.M.S. Hood 24th May 1941.

Refers to STEEL Douglas Merson, Commander (Instructor), Royal Navy, H.M.S. Hood. Son of Thomas William and Mary Martha Steel; husband of Margaret Steel, of Plummer's Plain, Horsham, Sussex. M.A. (Cantab). Missing presumed killed 24th May 1941, aged 44, commemorated PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

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