Brigg - Joseph and Robert Elliott

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Reference WMO/265924


The Cemetery

Wrawby Road


DN20 8DR


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Roll of Honour or Book of Remembrance
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Vertical rectangular grey stone with Gothic top, widens slightly at base. Decorative single slim line around both sides and top frames centrefield which contains self coloured inscription which is beginning to erode at bottom. Stands on horizontal rectangular base stone which has chamfered top. White marble round vase with container forward of stone.
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In / Ever Loving Memory / of / Alice, / The Beloved Wife Of / Joseph Elliott, / Died May 14th 1916, / Aged 66 Years. / “Gone But Not Forgotten” / Also Of Joseph Elliott The Above / Died April 9th 1924 / Aged 75 Years / Also Of Robert, Their Son / 2nd Lincs Regt / Killed In Action In France, / Aged 41 Years / Also Of Joseph, Second Son / 1st 5th Lincs Regt / Killed In Action In Belgium / Aged 37 Years / (Line unreadable)

Joseph Elliot[swgc]. Private 3188. 1st/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Son of Joseph and Alice Elliot, of Brigg, Lincs.; husband of Eliza Elliot, of 72, Ellison St., Thorne, Yorks. Served in the South African Campaign. Died of wounds 4th July 1915. Born Brigg and enlisted Scunthorpe, Lincs, SDGW has resident Throne (?), Lincs. Interred Plot 1. Row C. Grave 17. Brandhoek Miitary Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, , commemorated Brigg St. John Roll of Honour, St. John Triptych and War Memorial and Robert Elliott. Private 22733. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 16th November 1916. Born Brigg, enlisted Lincoln and resident Brigg, Lincs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1C., , commemorated Brigg St. John Roll of Honour, St. John Triptych and War Memorial

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