Cleethorpes - James Henry George Booth

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Reference WMO/266259


The Cemetery

Beacon Avenue


DN35 8EQ


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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: Scroll on one stepped base
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Due to the loss of the lead lettering and growth of litchen , this stone is nearly impossible to read, with the aid of an earlier transcription it is thought it reads as follows: In Loving Memory Of / Our Dear Mother / Lavinia Twidale / Died Feb 24 1916. Age 67 / Line Unreadable / And / Corporal James Booth / Son – In - Law. / Killed In Action Dec. 30th, 1917 / Interred At Ribecourt Road / British Cemetery, France M[unreadable] / Also Of Pattie / Beloved Wife Of The Above / Died 6th May 1936. Aged 52 Years / At Rest.

Corporal. Booth, James Henry George. Service Number 98687. Killed in actio 30/12/1917. Aged 31. 236th Coy. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Son of James and Susannah Booth, of Grimsby; husband of Martha Ann Booth, of 20, William St., Cleethorpes, Lincs. Born Grimsby, enlisted Cleethorpes

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