Cleethorpes - Benjamin Harvey (Ben) Cheer

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Reference WMO/266313


The Cemetery

Beacon Avenue


DN35 8EQ


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Description: Addition to Gravestone
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Small upright headstone in the shape of a scroll and decorated with foliage and flowers and leaded lettering.
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To The Never-Fading Memory / Of / Amy Cheer, / Born July 24th 1856 / Died December 23th 1921 / May The Joy Of Our Reunion / Help Us Bear The Pain / Doubting Not When Life’s / Night Cometh / We Shall Meet Again / A. D. / Also /John George Cheer / Beloved Husband Of The Above / 1861 – 1926.

Flight Serjeant. Cheer, B H. Service Number 6516. Died 09/03/1920. Aged 25. 208th Sqdn. Royal Air Force. Son of George and Amy Cheer, of New Cleethorpes, Grimsby; husband of Maud M. Cheer, of 2, Guildford Rd., South Farnborough, Hants. Buried at ISMAILIA WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, C. 48.

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