Cleethorpes - Herbert & Arthur Humberstone

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Reference WMO266398

Address:

The Cemetery

Beacon Road

Cleethorpes

DN36 8EQ

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Addition to Gravestone
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Recumbent marble stone in form of flat page open book with black lead lettering. Left page dedicated to Herbert Humberstone and right to Arthur Humberstone. Majority of lettering missing. Possibly originally supported by rest which now lies broken beneath book.
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In Loving Memory Of L. Cprl Herbert, The Beloved Husband Of Annie E Humberstone Killed In Action July 1st 1916, Aged 34 Years. A Devoted Husband Also Pte Arthur, The Beloved Son Of W & E Humberstone Wounded In Action Died Feb 22nd 1919, Aged 43 Years. A Memento From Their Loving Father

Lance Corporal. Humberstone, Herbert. Service Number 257. Killed in Action 01/07/1916. 10th Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment. Commemorated at THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Pier and Face 1 C. born Weelsby, enlisted Grimsby, resident Cleethorpes Private. Humberstone, Arthur. Service Number 41219, Died of wounds 22/02/1919. Aged 42. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Son of Mr. W. Humberstone, of 36, Poplar Rd., Cleethorpes. Buried at CLEETHORPES CEMETERY. C. B. 10. Born Great Coates, enlisted Cleethorpes.

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