Cleethorpes - John Cherrell

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Reference WMO/266315


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
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Horizontal rectangular stone with oval top and checks. Flower head and leaf decoration to each side toward top. Raised centre field contains inscription in faded black lead lettering. Square kerbs around remaining 3 sides enclose grave space and there are square posts to each bottom corner. Grave space capped and covered with green chippings. Square vase within space. Left kerb broken.
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In Loving Memory of A Dear Mother & Father Margaret Annie Cherrell Died Jan 29th 1958, Aged 78 Years. Also Arthur Joseph, Her Beloved Husband Died Sept. 6th 1930, Aged 56 Years. Also Tpr. J. Cherrell Their Beloved Son Killed In Action May 19th 1941 Aged 31 Years.

Trooper, Cherrell, John. Service Number 402076. Died 19/05/1941. Aged 30. Warwickshire Yeomanry Royal Armoured Corps. Son of Arthur and Margaret Cherrell; husband of Florence Ivy Cherrell, of Hounslow, Middlesex. Buried at DAMASCUS COMMONWEALTH WAR CEMETERY grave Q. 1. AROH: Born and resident Grimsby

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