Cleethorpes - William Boyers

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Reference WMO/266261


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: Grave space known from previous MI recording project to relate to William Boyers died 6th January 1932, aged 72 years and wife Mary Jane Boyers died 10th February 1942, aged 78 years. Grave space surrounded by 4 deep chamfered kerbstones with post to each corner. Posts originally had decorative tops but one now missing. Space capped with concrete, now cracked. Lettering in black lead and now part missing from long kerbs which are only partially readable. One short kerb relates to soldier and is partially readable.
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Long Kerb: Mary Jane Boyers Died Feb 10th 1942 Aged 78 Years/ Reunited. Long Kerb: William (…) Beloved (…)(…) Mary (…) March (…..) Short Kerb: Also William Boyers 10th Lincolns/ Killed In Action April 3rd 1916/ Aged 26 Years/ (…)(…)(…)(…)

Refers to: Private 1616 William Boyers. 10th Bn, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 3rd April 1916, aged 26 years. Son of William and Mary Jane Boyers of 123 St Peters Avenue, Cleethorpes, Lincs. Commemorated Y Farm Military Cemetery, Bois-Grenier.

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