Brigg - John Thomas Elsom

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Reference WMO/265925


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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: Addition to Gravestone
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Undecorated grey stone Latin cross standing on three-tier base. Faded black lead lettering over all three steps of front face only, all other faces undecorated.
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In / Loving Memory / Of / Elizabeth Elsom / Who Died Nov 1st 1918, / Aged 57 Years. / Also John Thomas Elsom 1/5 Lincs / Who Fell In Action 0ct 13th 1915 Aged 23 Years.

John Thomas Elsom. Lance Corporal 1741. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915, aged 23 years. Son of (the late) Thomas and Elizabeth Elsom of Wrawby, Lincs. Born New Mills, Cheshire, enlisted Brigg and resident Wrawby, Lincs. Commemorated Loos Memorial. Panel 31 to 34. Wrawby School and St. Mary.

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