Brigg - Francis Ingle & George Henry Joseph Sowter

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Reference WMO/265962


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: Roll of Honour or Book of Remembrance
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Grey stone Latin cross with ‘JMJ’ inscribed at centre, stands on three-tier base. Lettering in black lead over three steps to front, left and right side. Over upper two steps at rear.
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Front: Of Your Charity/ Pray For The Souls/ Of/ Isabella Mary Ann/ Sowter/ Died 1st May 1946/ Aged 85 Years./ George Henry Joseph Sowter/ Captain 5th Lincolns/ Killed In Action Near La Bassee, In France/ Oct 13th 1915/ Aged 30 Years. Left Side: Of Your Charity/ Pray For The Souls/ Of/ Laurence Cave/ Sowter/ Born Dec. 31st 1895,/ Died July 15th 1910./ Francis Ingle Sowter/ 2nd Lieutenant 4th Buffs/ Killed In Action/ At Monchy Le Preux, Arras/ Aug. 9th 1917, Aged 19 Years. Back: In/ Ever Loving/ Memory Of/ Geraldine Mary Sowter/ Born Apr. 5th 1904,/ Died Jan. 2nd 1989./ R.I.P. Right Side: In/ Ever Loving/ Memory Of/ Isabel Clare Bletcher/ Born Aug. 14th 1899,/ Died Jan 14th 1961./ R.I.P./ Bertha Elizabeth Sowter/ Died 23rd August 1976/ Aged 90 Years./ R.I.P.

George Henry Joseph Sowter. Captain. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 13th October 1915, aged 30 years. Son of (the late) George and Isabella Sowter of Brigg, Lincs. Commemorated Loos Memorial. Panel 31 and 34. Francis Ingle Sowter. Second Lieutenant. 4th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 9th August 1917. Son of (the late) George and Isabella Sowter of Brigg, Lincs. Interred Vis-En-Artois British Cemetery. V.A.25. Both commemorated Brigg Grammar School, St. John Roll of Honour, St. John Triptych and the War Memorial.

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