Brigg - George Marsden Popple

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Reference WMO/265955


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
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Grave space defined by four undecorated rough-hewn flat kerb sections, space centre has been concrete capped with gravel overlay. Rough hewn undecorated Latin cross standing on two tier rough-hewn base toward top of space, inscription in faded black lead lettering on both front steps and over both steps to left side only.
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Front steps: In Loving Memory Of/ Mary Elizabeth/ Wife Of James Popple/ Of Castlethorpe Hall, Brigg/ Who Died July 8th 1922 Aged 66 Years/ “Til The Day Break And The Shadows Flee Away”/ Also Of/ James Popple/ Who Died April 26th 1929 Aged 79 Years. Left steps: Also Of/ George Marsden Popple/ 2nd Lieut 15 Northumberland Fusiliers/ Aged 21 Years/ Killed In Action June 26th 1916/ And Buried At Authuille Somme France

George Marsden Popple. Second Lieutenant. 15th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers, attached 16th Battalion. Died 29th June 1916 (as CWGC/ stone has 26th). Son of James and Mary Popple of Castlethorpe Hall, Castlethorpe, Lincs. Buried Authuile Military Cemetery. E.13. Commemorated Broughton St. Mary Roll of Honour, Tablet and War Memorial

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