Cleethorpes - James & Fred McCann

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Reference WMO266428

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:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Narrow kerbed bed filled with marble chips and with a simple shaped headstone with incised lettering emphasised in black
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In Affectionate Remembrance Of / Margaret Mc Cann / The Dearly Loved Wife Of James Mc Cann / Died December 9th 1943, Aged 52 Years / Sleep On Dear One. / Also Her Beloved Sons / James Mc Cann, Aged 26 Years / & Fred Mc Cann, Aged 16 Years. / Lost At Sea Through Enemy Action 1941. / Also Beloved Husband & Father Of Above / James Mc Cann, / Died May 29th 1971 / Aged 83 Years.

Canteen Assistant. McCann, Frederick. Killed 23/07/1941. H.M.S. Manchester. Navy Army and Air Force Institute. Son of James and Margaret McCann, of Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire. Commemorated at PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL . Panel 61, Column 2. https://uboat.net/allies/warships/ship/1234.html https://www.naval-history.net/xDKCas1941-07JUL.htm No entry found for James McCann in CWGC.

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