Brigg - George Nelson

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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
About the memorial: Undecorated Latin cross on three-tier base. Inscription in faded black lead lettering over front three steps, back three steps and left upper two steps only.
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Front: In/ Memory/ of/ Edmund Nelson/ Died May 24th 1922,/ Aged 24 Years./ Also Of/ Florence Nelson,/ Died April 9th 1922,/ Aged 35 Years./ “Not Our Will But Thine O Lord” Back: In/ Loving Memory/ of/ Edmund Nelson/ (Line Unreadable)/ (Line Unreadable)/ (Line Unreadable)/ Also Of/ Mary Ann Nelson/ His Wife/ Who Died Dec 11th 193(?)/ Aged 7(?) Years. Left: In/ Memory/ Of/ George Nelson/ Killed In Action/ Aug 22nd 1917/ Aged 23 Years

George Nelson. Sergeant 14938. B Company, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 22nd August 1917, aged 23 years. Son of Edmund and Mary Ann Nelson of The Tunnel, Wrawby, Lincs. Born Wrawby, enlisted Lincoln and resident Wrawby, Lincs. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A. Commemorated Wrawby School and St. Mary Church.

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