Brigg - Joseph William Rowbottom

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Reference WMO/265959


The Cemetery

Wrawby Road


DN20 8DR


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Addition to Gravestone
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Unadorned Gothic stone with slight protrusion to each side, stone narrows slightly beneath before widening toward bottom. Stands on chamfered base stone. Inscribed black lettering with some lettering fading, some weathering to stone.
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In/ Loving Memory/ of/ Ernest The Son Of/ Fred & Maria Rowbottom/ Who Died April 8th 1891/ Aged 1 Year/ “ He Will Gather The Lambs In His Arms’”/ Also Of/ Joseph William, Their Son/ Killed In Action At Ypres May 24th 1915,/ Aged 27 Years./ “What We Can Do For Another/ Is The Test Of Power/ What We Can Suffer For Another/ Is The Test Of Love.”/ Also Harry Theodore Burton, Aged 30 Years./ And His Wife Phyllis Margaret Burton,/ Daughter Of The Above Aged 27 Years./ Who Both Died Feb. 5th 1919./ Also Their Only Child Philip Radcliffe Burton,/ Who Died Feb. 23rd 1919, Aged 2 Years./ Interred At Motherwell./ “Until The Day Break.”

Refers to Gunner, 1308, Royal Field Artillery. North Riding Bty., 2nd (Northumbrian) Bde. Son of Fred and Maria Mary Rowbottom, of Scarborough. Commemorated Addenda Panel, Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. No known Lincolnshire Memorial other than headstone

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