Brigg - Alan Louis and Francis Peter Carlyle King

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Reference WMO/265946


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: Addition to Gravestone
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Grave space originally defined by standing headstone and three kerb sections. Headstone is grey stone rectangle with small extension at each bottom corner which originally butted kerb sections but stone now lies on ground and vegetation has begun to cover it part obscuring top and sides. Lettering in faded black lead with various characters now missing. Three deep chamfered kerb sections with checked posts at each bottom corner surround space, each kerb shows faded black lead lettering. Space overgrown with vegetation, broken black round metal vase at centre.
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Headstone: In Ever Loving Memory Of/ Francis Joseph Ord King Mb/ Served 1914 – 1918/ 36th Field Ambulance/ Practised In Brigg From 1919/ And Died 15th December 1956/ Aged 65 Years/ And His Beloved Wife/ Enid Olive/ Died 17th November 1973/ Aged 85 Years Base kerb: Also Two Dearly Loved Sons/ Killed In Germany/ 1939-1945 War Left kerb: And Alan Louis King M.C Sherwood Foresters. Right kerb: Francis Peter Carlyle King R.A.F Pathfinder.

Alan Louis King, Military Cross. Lieutenant 256451. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Died 15th February 1945. Commemorated Reichswald Forest War Cemetery. 56.A.7. & Francis Peter King (as CWGC). Flight Sergeant (Air Bomber) 1246101, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 156 Squadron. Died 23rd November 1943. Commemorated Berlin 1939 – 1945 War cemetery. I.G.1. Both also commemorated Brigg Grammar Scholl and St. John Roll of Honour.

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